COVID-19 in Illinois: Health officials report 707 new cases, 25 additional deaths

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday announced 707 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 155,506 cases, including 7,218 deaths.

The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 28,446 specimens for a total of 2,041,440. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 7 –July 13 is 3.0%. 

As of Monday night, 1,416 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 333 patients were in the ICU and 126 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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