Cook County medical examiner confirms 111 more COVID-19 deaths

The newly confirmed fatalities bring the county’s toll to 2,080, according to the medical examiner’s office.

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The medical examiner’s office confirmed 111 more COVID-19 deaths in Cook County May 6, 2020.

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The Cook County medical examiner Wednesday confirmed another 111 deaths connected to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The newly confirmed fatalities bring the county’s toll to 2,080, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Cook County makes up about 70% of the 2,974 COVID-19 deaths in Illinois.

Illinois health officials Wednesday announced 2,270 new cases of the coronavirus, raising the number of cases in the state to 68,232.

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