Illinois reports 786 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, 26 additional deaths


A healthcare professional, right, takes a sample from a patient at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19 testing site Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Houston. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic and that some new local restrictions may be needed to protect hospital space for new patients. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Health officials announced an additional new 786 cases of coronavirus in Illinois on Saturday with 26 additional deaths.

The Illinois Department of Public Health now reports a total of 141,077 cases of the virus in the state including 6,873 deaths.

Health officials said in the past 24 hours, labs have tested 30,237 more specimens for a total of 1,521,189. 

On Friday, health officials announced an additional 857 cases of coronavirus in Illinois. 39 additional confirmed deaths were also reported.


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