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62 cases of coronavirus found in 11 Lake County nursing homes

Four of those 62 people have died, health officials said.

A man, 21, was critically hurt in a hit-and-run crash Jan. 25, 2021 in West Pullman.
Eleven nursing homes in north suburban Lake County were found to have multiple cases of coronavirus, health officials announced April 1, 2020.
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Eleven nursing homes in north suburban Lake County have been found to have multiple cases of COVID-19, health officials announced Wednesday.

Each facility has at least two confirmed cases of the coronavirus, health officials said. A total of 62 cases have spread among the 11 nursing homes, with four of them resulting in death.

Two sites each are in Lake Zurich, Zion and Waukegan, according to Lake County spokesman Christopher Covelli. The other five facilities are in Gurnee, Wauconda, Lincolnshire, Vernon Hills and Highland Park.