Coronavirus at Illinois long-term care facilities: 34,278 confirmed cases and 5,127 deaths

Chicago Tribune staff, Chicago Tribune

The Illinois Department of Public Health is releasing information on COVID-19 tied to long-term care facilities in Illinois. The data shows outbreaks have occurred at 1,041 long-term care facilities in 86 counties. Of those, 598 facilities have an “active” outbreak, defined as a positive test result in the past 28 days. In all, 34,278 confirmed cases can be tied to long-term care facilities, with 5,127 deaths, as of Oct. 30.

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