SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Ilinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that there are 1,941 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 21 additional deaths.
As of Thursday there were 1,369 people reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 346 patients were in the ICU and 148 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The new statewide total of confirmed cases is now 178,837 and 7,495 deaths.
The department of public health also reported Friday that 11 Illinois counties are at a warning level for the virus. Those counties are: