The state of Illinois is reporting 6,642 newly confirmed cases of covid 19 today along with an additional 117 dead. That brings the state total death toll to 17,743.
Kankakee County added 110 newly confirmed cases to the total yesterday and another COVID-related death. Today’s numbers have not yet been posted.
Iroquois County added 27 newly confirmed cases over the weekend and no new fatalities. Ford County added 14 new cases and no new fatalities.
In northwest Indiana both Newton and Jasper Counties are reporting deaths today. Its Newton County’s 42 covid fatality, Jasper County has a total of 33 dead now from the virus. Jasper County added 14 cases today, Newton County reports 1, White County checks in with 15 and Benton County has 6.