IL: Patient at Joliet Nursing Home Dies

The Herald-News

by Bob Okon

Mar 28, 2020

The fourth person to die from coronavirus in Will County was a woman in her 90s who was a patient at Symphony Joliet nursing home.

She died Friday morning at a hospital where the diagnosis of COVID-19 was made, a spokeswoman for Symphony Care Network said.

Symphony did not provide details about the patient. The Will County Health Department only identified the one person reported Friday to have died from coronavirus as a female in her 90s.

The death marked the third consecutive day that someone has died from the coronavirus in Will County.

Also, Friday marked the biggest one-day increase in coronavirus cases in Will County as 33 more cases were reported, bringing the total to 110.

Statewide, the number of deaths increased by eight to 34. An additional 488 coronavirus cases in Illinois brought the total to 3,026.

Symphony Care Network would not comment on whether there were any more coronavirus cases among patients or employees at the Joliet nursing home, which is located at 306 N. Larkin Ave.


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