Medical examiner confirms 30 more coronavirus deaths in Cook County

The county’s death toll now stands at 1,381, the medical examiner’s office said.

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The medical examiner confirmed 30 more COVID-19 deaths in Cook County April 26, 2020.

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The Cook County medical examiner confirmed Sunday that 30 more people have died of coronavirus-related causes.

The county’s death toll now stands at 1,381, the medical examiner’s office said.

Cook County makes up about 71% of the coronavirus deaths in Illinois. Earlier Sunday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced 59 more deaths, raising the statewide total to 1,933.

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