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Illinois reports 1,941 new COVID-19 cases, 35 deaths Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD (WEEK) -- State health officials are reporting 1,941 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday to bring Illinois' total to 266,151.

An additional 35 COVID-19-related deaths were also reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health to bring the statewide total to 8,367.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 9 – September 15 is 3.7%. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 52,311 specimens for a total of 4,863,138.

As of last night, 1,565 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 345 patients were in the ICU and 143 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.  

The latest deaths reported by the IDPH are:

  • Bureau County: 1 male 80s
  • Clinton County: 1 male 90s
  • Coles County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 60s
  • Hancock County: 1 male 80s
  • Henry County: 1 female 60s
  • Jasper County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 1 female 70s
  • Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s
  • Lawrence County: 1 female 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 male 80s
  • Macon County: 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Massac County: 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 90s
  • Perry County: 1 female 70s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
  • Wayne County: 1 female 50s
  • Will County: 1 male 70s
  • Williamson County: 1 female 90s

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