IDPH: 1,393 new COVID-19 cases; 18 additional deaths


ILLINOIS (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,393 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 18 additional deaths.

In a release, officials said there are a total of 175,124 cases, including 7,462 deaths, across 102 Illinois counties. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 38,187 specimens for a total of 2,608,652.

As of Tuesday night, 1,491 residents with the virus were hospitalized. Of those patients, 355 were in the ICU and 152 were on ventilators.

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