COVID-19 in Illinois: Health officials report 6,190 new cases, 85 additional deaths

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 6,190 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease statewide, including 85 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 726,304 cases, including 12,278 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 66,980 specimens for a total 10,497,998. 

As of Sunday night, 5,849 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,217 patients were in the ICU and 715 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 
 
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from November 23 – November 29, 2020 is 10.2%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 23 – November 29, 2020 is 12.2%.

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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