Illinois reports 14 more COVID-19 deaths, another 1,467 infections

State health officials announced 14 additional COVID-19 deaths Saturday along with 1,467 more infections.

The state’s seven-day average infection rate now stands at 3.9%, that’s up 1.3 percentage points from a month ago when the weekly infection rate was just 2.6%.

The state’s death toll now stands at 7,517, while 181,943 Illinois residents have been infected by the respiratory disease, according to Illinois Department of Public Health figures.


via Daily Herald

August 2, 2020 at 12:38PM

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