Three more deaths have been confirmed in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday during a live press conference.
The patients include a Will County resident in their 50s, a Cook County resident in their 80s and a Florida resident who was visiting Sangamon County.
Illinois reported its first coronavirus-related death in Chicago earlier this week and statewide confirmed cases had topped 280 as of Wednesday.
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