Illinois eclipses 50,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday


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Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Wednesday the State had eclipsed 50,000 total COVID-19 cases across the state.  Of those, 2,253 have been announced in the past 24 hours, including 93 new COVID-19 related deaths.  That brings Illinois death totals to 2,215 overall since the pandemic began.

Among the new announced deaths included a woman in her 90s from Kankakee County and four new deaths in Will County, including a man in his 60s, a man in his 70s, and two women in their 90s.

As of midnight, 5,036 people in Illinois were hospitalized for COVID-19.  Of those, 1,290 were in the ICU with 777 on ventilators, according to IDPH.


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