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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

IDPH announces over 1k COVID-19 cases for the first time in a month

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Thursday 1,018 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 20 additional confirmed deaths. It’s the first time in over 1,000 cases have been announced in Illinois in a single day. The last time was June 6th when 1,156 cases were announced in a 24-hour period.

Among new deaths reported today included 13 residents of Cook County and two residents of Dupage County.

On Thursday afternoon, IDPH is reporting a total of 150,450 cases, including 7,119 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 36,180 specimens for a total of 1,878,756.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 2 –July 8 is 2.6%. 

As of last night, 1,507 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 317 patients were in the ICU and 153 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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