SPRINGFIELD — A man and a woman each in their 80s from Ford County were among the 24 additional deaths due to COVID-19 reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday. That brings the total number of Illinois deaths related to the coronavirus to 9,505 since March.
The department also reported 4,062 additional confirmed cases on Sunday. So far, 374,256 cases have been confirmed for the state.
Numbers for McLean County will be reported on Monday. Health Department officials announced earlier this month they would no longer report new COVID-19 numbers during the weekend. Numbers reported on Monday will reflect data from the weekend.
No new cases have been reported at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. So far, 119 students have tested positive, with just three active as of Friday.
In LaSalle County, 28 new cases were confirmed Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,399 since March. The new cases include a boy under the age of 13 and three girls under the age of 13, plus a teenage girl.
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