Illinois public health officials report 929 new COVID-19 CASES, 116 additional deaths

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday announced 929 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease in the state, including 116 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 124,759 cases, including 5,736 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 28–June 3 is 6%.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 22,841 specimens for a total of 982,016. 

Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered. Information for a death previously reported has changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted. 

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

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