Illinois health officials report 7,873 COVID-19 cases, 108 deaths

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CHICAGO Illinois health officials announced 7,873 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Saturday, including 108 additional deaths Saturday as public health experts fear recent progress in mitigation was lost over Thanksgiving.

The deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 3 females 40s, 2 males 40s, 3 males 50s, 6 females 60s, 9 males 60s, 10 females 70s, 10 males 70s, 12 females 80s, 11 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 3 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 2 males 90s
  • Greene County: 1 female 60s
  • Knox County: 1 male 70s
  • Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 70s
  • Madison County: 2 females 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 females 90s, 2 males 90s
  • Ogle County: 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 90s
  • Stephenson County: 1 male 60s
  • Whiteside County: 2 males 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Will County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 70s
  • Williamson County: 1 male 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 712,936 cases, including 12,137 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 79,055 specimens for a total of 10,368,278.

As of Friday night, 5,775 people in Illinois were reported to be hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 1,211 patients were in the ICU and 686 patients were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from November 21 to November 27 is 10.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 21 to November 27 is 12.2%.

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