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Four New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Cook County

Oct 24, 2020 08:30PM ● By Editor
From the Cook County Emergency Operations Center - October 24, 2020

Cook County announces four new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cook County on Saturday October 24, bringing the total case count to seventeen. Contact tracing will take place over the weekend for each of the newly confirmed cases including a female in her 80s, a female in her 40s, a male in his 40s and male in his 80s.

“This is a single-day record for new cases in Cook County,” said Co-Incident Commander and Public Health Supervisor Grace Grinager. “Rising cases locally, regionally, and statewide—combined with regional hospital systems routinely operating at or above capacity, should be a serious reminder to us all to do our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19.  We all want to make sure that people who are sick continue to be able to access appropriate medical care as needed.”

Stay home and seek a COVID-19 test if you feel even mildly sick with COVID symptoms, stay six feet apart from those outside of your household, wear a mask, and wash your hands regularly.

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