IDPH reports 15,415 new cases of COVID; Record one-day testing

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 106,540 tests, a new single-day high, for a total 8,871,640. (Facebook/Reditus Laboratories)

 

By Neil Doyle

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 15,415 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus, a new single-day high, and 27 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 551,957 cases, including 10,504 deaths.

As of last night, 5,362 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 990 patients were in the ICU and 488 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. The rolling seven-day statewide positivity rate is 13.2%.

96 counties, plus the city of Chicago, are currently reported at a warning level for COVID-19.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 106,540 tests, a new single-day high, for a total 8,871,640.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com

Region: Bloomington,Feeds,News,City: Bloomington,Region: Central

via WJBC AM 1230 https://www.wjbc.com

November 13, 2020 at 02:01PM

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