Forty-three of those deaths were in the Chicago area, and included a woman in her 30s, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
The Department of Public Health on Monday reports the state has seen 1,033,526 coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, including 17,627 deaths.
Officials say in the past 24 hours there have been 66,697 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state. As of late Sunday, 3,540 people infected with coronavirus were hospitalized, with 759 patients in intensive care units and 401 patients on ventilators.
The state’s testing- positivity rate also fell to 7.6% from 7.9% on Sunday.
The Associated Press and Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.