Single-Day COVID-19 Deaths In Illinois At Highest Level In Months

People wear face masks as they leave a store in Vernon Hills, Ill., last week. State health officials say the number of coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths in the state are hitting worrisome new highs.

Health officials said Thursday that 53 people had died from the disease in the most recent daily tally, the highest number since June. Confirmed cases have also been trending up in recent days.

(Image credit: Nam Y. Huh/AP)

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