JOLIET, IL — The Will County Health Department announced Thursday that 12 more people have died from the new coronavirus including a man in his 40s. The 12 additional deaths marked the highest daily count so far this week. The county also reported 163 new coronavirus cases.
In addition to the man who died in his 40s, the other coronavirus deaths involved a man in his 50s, a woman in her 50s, two men in their 70s, two men in their 80s, two women in their 80s, a man in his 90s, a woman in her 90s and a woman who was more than 100 years old.
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The additional 12 deaths increases Will County's number of coronavirus fatalities to 232, the county reported.