Illinois adds 330 new coronavirus cases, total now up to 1,865

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Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. (Photo via Good Free Photos)

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 330 new cases of coronavirus disease, including three deaths; a Kane County man in his 90s, a Cook County man in his 60s, and a Will County woman in her 50s.

That brings the total of cases in Illinois to 1,865.

Douglas, Marshall, and Morgan counties are now reporting cases, bringing the number of counties affected to 35.

The pandemic is starting to impact the state prison system. Two correctional officers and one man incarcerated at Stateville Correctional Center have tested positive as well as a contractual worker at Sheridan Correctional Center.  The two Stateville correctional officers are recovering at home and the individual who is incarcerated is isolated and recovering in the hospital.  Those who have been identified as being potentially exposed are being quarantined and the facility is on a 14-day lockdown. 

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations@illinois.gov.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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