Boone County announces 21 new cases of coronavirus on Friday

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — Boone County announced 21 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

Boone County has seen 375 positive cases in total, and 16 people have died.

Illinois has announced 2,758 new cases, including 110 additional deaths today.

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