Cook County’s death toll surpasses 6,500, suprizing last year’s entire tally


The cook county medical examiner's office is it a grim milestone dealing with every day cases in addition to covert nineteen there are now three thousand five hundred eighteen lives lost in cook county due to cold at nineteen chief medical examiner Dr pony a room Qamar also lost more than two hundred and fifty lives to homicide and by my calculations more than nine hundred lives to opioid overdoses we await toxicology results to confirm many of these appealing to so many lives that did not have to end so abruptly according to cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle in an average year there are approximately six thousand three hundred deaths that fall under the county's jurisdiction of the medical examiner's office last year the medical examiner handle six thousand two hundred seventy four cases last Saturday the office reached this

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