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COVID-19 cases continue to rise statewide and locally

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, Sept. 3, reported 30,319 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, up from 25,636 new cases the previous week.

Cases rose in Homewood and Flossmoor, too, as the Delta variant surge continues, although the trends diverge. Homewood has seen a 12% increase in cases in the past two weeks compared to the previous two-week period. Flossmoor has seen a 34% decrease over the same periods.

Homewood has had 14 new cases since Aug. 30, and Flossmoor has had four new cases in the . . .

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