Illinois officials announce 236 new coronavirus cases, three deaths

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(KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health said Monday there are 236 new cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 1,285 in 31 counties.

Illinois Department of Public Health Officials announced 128 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. This now brings the state's total to 288. Officials say the newly announced cases are across the state. Two additional counties are now reporting cases; Kendall and Madison counties. (MGN Image)

Those who tested positive range in age from younger than one to 99- years-old.

Officials also announced Monday that three people – two men in their 80s and a man in his 90s – have died in Cook County. As of Monday, 12 people have died from the coronavirus, officials say.

Cases by county can be found on the
IDPH website
, as well as a list of local health departments who will have the most up-to-date information.

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations@illinois.gov. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that the state continues to fight for medical supplies they need to fight the virus but said they still need more.

"One way or another, we need these supplies, and I have a whole team of people whose singular focus right now is working the phones across the world to get as many PPEs (personal protective equipment) as possible shipped to Illinois," he said during his daily briefing.