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More than 700 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 26 additional deaths


SPRINGFIELD (WSIL) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed more than 700 new cases of COVID-19 for the state on Saturday.

Health officials reporting 786 new cases and 26 additional deaths.

The state now has a death toll of 6,873 and a total of 141,077 diagnosed cases.

Locally, the Egyptian Health Department confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Saline County - a female in her 70's, who's now at home in isolation.

To date, Saline County has now seen 9 cases of Coronavirus.

Eric Jamnik

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