COVID-19

The COVID-19 Statistics page on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) website showed that more than a thousand cases of coronavirus disease have been reported in Chicago’s downtown residential neighborhoods (Magnificent Mile, New Eastside, River North, Streeterville, West Loop and South Loop) as of April 28, 2020.

The numbers were pulled from 242,189 tests performed and submitted by the Illinois Department of Public Health, commercial or hospital laboratories. They are subject to change as new updates are tallied.

The totals reflect the number of residents who have tested positive for the disease and live within the specified neighborhoods, although they may have contracted coronavirus elsewhere.

The breakdown of infected residents by zip code was listed as follows: 45 cases reported in 60601, six cases reported in 60604, 111 cases reported in 60605, 29 cases reported in 60606, 206 cases reported in 60607, 134 cases reported in 60610, 86 cases reported in 60611, 224 cases reported in 60616, 60 cases reported in 60642, 89 cases reported in 60654, and 23 cases reported in 60661.

Statewide, 48,102 cases have been reported, resulting in 2,125 deaths.  To view IDPH’s COVID-19 statistics page, visit http://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/covid19-statistics.

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