SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — State health officials announced Sunday that Illinois has reached a total of 233,355 reported cases of coronavirus, along with 8,019 confirmed deaths.
A press release from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the following 11 people were the latest COVID-related deaths reported:
- Bureau County: A man in his 70s.
- Cook County: A woman in her 30s, two women in their 50s, a woman in her 60s, two men in their 60s, and two women in their 70s.
- Lake County: A woman in her 80s.
- Madison County: A woman in her 70s.
IDPH also said 1,992 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. Over the past day, laboratories have reported 43,693 specimens for a total of 4,016,782.
Between Aug. 23 – and Aug. 29, the one week positivity rate was 4.2%.
As of last night, 1,472 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Illinois. Of those, 328 patients were in intensive care units and 155 patients were using ventilators.
August 30, 2020 at 01:40PM