SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday announced 1,337 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 253,690 cases, including 8,214 deaths. 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 2 – September 8 is 3.7%.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 48,029 specimens for a total of 4,526,739.
As of Tuesday night, 1,580 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 357 patients were in the ICU and 133 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
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