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How many 85 and older-year-olds died in Illinois during week ending April 17?

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Chicago City Wire

Cover picture for the articleThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 589 individuals age 85 and older died during the week ending April 17. According to the CDC, only 60% of deaths are reported within the first 10 days. Due to this lag, the CDC provides a predicted number for the most recent weeks. So far, the total reported deaths for the age group 85 and older during that week is 494.