786 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Illinois, IDPH reports


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – Today the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 786 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

That brings the statewide total since the pandemic began to 141,077.

The IDPH reports an additional 26 Illinois residents have died from the virus. To date, Illinois has reported 6,873 deaths related to COVID-19.

State health officials say a total of 1,521,189 COVID-19 tests have been performed since the start of the pandemic.

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