ILLINOIS — State health officials announced on Monday 1,709 new cases of the coronavirus and 13 additional deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. Over the weekend, the state added more than 4,000 new cases, marking the 4th time in a week the state reported more than 2,000 new cases in a single day.
The statewide totals now stand at 289,639 confirmed infections and 8,614 known deaths. Another 2,489 probable cases and 244 probable deaths are not included in the official totals.
The latest deaths include:
Coles County: 1 female 80s
Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1