Effingham County Health Department received notice of eight new positive cases of COVID-19 Friday.

The cases range in age from teens to 70s.

Statewide the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,727 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the fifth consecutive day with a daily tally over 2,000. The Illinois Department of Public Health also reported nine additional deaths from the disease, including a woman in her 90s from Fayette County.

Overall, Illinois has reported 319,150 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 8,984 deaths.

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