Illinois Health Officials Report 79 Deaths Due to COVID-19 Sunday

Illinois Health Officials Report 79 Deaths Due to COVID-19 Sunday

CHICAGO – Illinois public health officials reported 79 more deaths attributed to COVID-19 among 6,003 new cases Sunday.

The Illinois Department of Public Health said Illinois has had 900,370 confirmed cases since the pandemic began.

More than 15,200 people have died due to the novel coronavirus. A suburban Chicago hospital plans to resume giving health care workers shots Sunday after temporarily pausing the program when four staff members had reactions.

Staff at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville experienced symptoms including elevated heart rate. Hospital officials said one of the four employees had a severe reaction.

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