Illinois health officials report 1,319 coronavirus cases; 1 death


SPRINGFIELD,, Ill. — On Monday, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,319 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 1 additional death.

The death was reported in Cumberland County and was a woman in her 90s.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 195,399 cases, including 7,637 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Aug. 3 – Aug. 9 is 4.1%. As of Sunday night, 1,481 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 352 patients were in the ICU and 138 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.


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