IL reports more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases


SPRINGFIELD (WTWO/WAWV) – More than 2,000 new coronavirus cases were reported in Illinois on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to more than 92,000.

According to Illinois Department of Public Health data released Saturday afternoon, there were 2,088 new cases of COVID-19 and 74 additional deaths from the disease.

“Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 92,457 cases, including 4,129 deaths, in 100 counties in Illinois,” the state’s daily news release said. “The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 23,047 specimens for a total of 561,649.  The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate is 15%.”

For more information on Illinois’ COVID-19 data visit this link.

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