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IDPH reports 73 counties at an elevated COVID-19 level; Cook and Will remain at medium

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Friday, Jan. 6, that the CDC is reporting 73 counties in the state are at an elevated level for COVID-19, compared with 65 in the previous week. 

Of those, 28 Illinois counties are at a high community Level and 45 counties are at medium, including Cook and Will. 

IDPH is reporting 16,281 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois in the week ending Jan. 1, and 20 deaths.

“After the holidays, we are once again experiencing a rise . . .

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