IDPH: 1,373 new COVID-19 cases; 5 additional deaths


ILLINOIS (WCIA) — There were 1,373 new COVID-19 cases reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday, including five additional deaths.

In a news release, health officials stated, “The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 7 – September 13 is 3.6%.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 35,930 specimens for a total of 4,771,796.”

There is a total of 262,744 COVID-19 cases, including 8,314 deaths, across 102 Illinois counties.

As of Sunday night, 1,431 people in the state were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those patients, 335 were in the ICU while 131 were on ventilators.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Golf Tour Extravaganza 2020