Cook County reports 18 cases of COVID-19 in Forest Park

Two new cases since March 30

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By Maria Maxham

As of April 2, 18 Forest Park residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a Cook County Department of Public Health website, This number represents a rate of 127.06 cases per 100,000 or .13% of the population.

Other nearby towns were reported with the following numbers of COVID-19 cases:

  • River Forest, 5 cases or 44.75 per 100,000 people
  • Melrose Park, 18 cases or 70.84 per 100,000 people
  • Berwyn, 41 cases or 72.37 per 100,000 people
  • Broadview, 8 cases or 100.86 per 100,000 people
  • Maywood: 28 cases or 107.93 per 100,000 people
  • Bellwood, 46 cases or 241.2 per 100,000 people

Oak Park, which has its own health department, reported 46 cases as of April 1, including two police officers.

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