IDPH: Over 2,100 new COVID-19 cases reported in Illinois Saturday

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Saturday announced 2,121 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 22 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 259,909 cases, including 8,295 deaths. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. COVID-19 Local County Data 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 5 – September 12 is 3.7%. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 56,594 specimens for a total of 4,688,976.. 

As of Friday night,  1,509 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 344 patients were in the ICU and 170 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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