IDPH: 2,122 new COVID-19 cases; 176 additional deaths

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ILLINOIS (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 2,122 new COVID-19 cases, including 176 additional deaths. IDPH’s Dr. Ngozi Ezike said this is the largest amount in deaths reported in a 24-hour period.

This brings the state’s total up to 65,962 cases and 2,838 deaths across 97 counties. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have processed 346,286 specimens for a total of 13,139.

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