COVID-19 in Illinois: 1,709 new cases, 13 additional deaths reported Monday

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday reported 1,709 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 13 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 289,639 cases, including 8,614 deaths, in 102 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 September 21 – September 27 is 3.7%. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 41,142 specimens for a total of 5,520,652.  As of last night, 1,491 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 346 patients were in the ICU and 135 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.  

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

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