Illinois surpasses 700,000 COVID-19 cases, 12,000 deaths as state reports 7,574 new cases, 66 deaths

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CHICAGO Illinois health officials announced 7,574 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 66 additional deaths as the state’s positivity rate continues to drop.

The deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Bureau County: 1 male 90s
  • Clark County: 1 male 80s
  • Clay County: 1 female 90s
  • Clinton County: 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 3 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
  • DuPage County: 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Fayette County: 1 female 60s
  • Hardin County: 1 male 80s
  • Henry County: 1 female 80s
  • Kane County: 1 female 70s
  • Kendall County: 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Lake County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 male 60s
  • Macon County: 2 males 80s
  • Marion County: 1 female 70s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 80s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 80s
  • Morgan County: 1 male 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s
  • Saline County: 1 female 80s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 70s
  • Will County: 1 female 60s, 3 females 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 80s
  • Woodford County: 1 female 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 705,063 cases, including 12,029 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 77,130 specimens for a total of 10,289,223.

As of Thursday night, 5,829 people in Illinois were reported to hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 1,215 patients were in the ICU and 698 patients were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from November 20 to November 26 is 10.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 20 to November 26 is 12.2%.

News,Region: Chicago,City: Chicago

via News | WGN-TV https://wgntv.com

November 27, 2020 at 12:11PM

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