SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 1,403 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state.
There are now 249,580 total confirmed cases in Illinois.
An additional 5 COVID-19 deaths were also reported Sunday bringing the state total to 8,171 deaths.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 30 – September 5 is 4.04%
As of Saturday night, 1,504 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 356 patients were in the ICU and 134 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 61,935 specimens for a total of 4,371,876.
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