Illinois sees 2,268 new COVID-19 cases, 87 additional deaths

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday announced 2,268 new cases of coronavirus disease in the state, including 87 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 102,686 cases, including 4,607 deaths, in 100 counties. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

No new local county cases were reported Thursday. Edgar County is one of two Illinois counties without a confirmed case.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 29,307 specimens for a total of 672,020. 

The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate, May 12-18, 2020 is 14%.

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

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