COVID-19 in Illinois: Health officials report 1,319 new cases, 1 death

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday announced 1,319 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including one additional confirmed death in Cumberland County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 195,399 cases, including 7,637 deaths. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 32,353 specimens for a total of 3,106,341. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 3 – August 9 is 4.1%. 

As of Sunday night, 1,481 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 352 patients were in the ICU and 138 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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