IDPH: 1,532 new COVID-19 cases; 19 additional deaths


ILLINOIS (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,532 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including 19 additional deaths.

In a release, officials said there are a total of 168,457 cases, including 7,385 deaths, across 102 Illinois counties. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 44,330 specimens for a total of 2,432,523.

As of Thursday night, 1,471 residents with the virus were hospitalized. Of those patients, 325 were in the ICU and 115 were on ventilators.

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