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Illinois officials report 1,645 new coronavirus cases, 15 deaths

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Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 1:58 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,645 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Wednesday, including 16 additional confirmed deaths.

- Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s

- DeKalb County: 1 female 70s

- Douglas Count; 1 male 50s

- Iroquois County: 1 female 80s

- Jefferson County: 1 female 80s

- Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s

- LaSalle County: 1 male 80s

- Madison County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s

- Perry County: 1 female 90s

- Rock Island County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

- St. Clair County: 1 female 90s

- Williamson County: 1 male 80s

IDPH is reporting a total of 198,593 cases, including 7,672 deaths. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 42,098 tests for a total of 3,189,801. 

Health officials say the preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 5 – August 11 is 4.1%.  

As of Tuesday night, 1,525 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, IDPH says 357 patients were in the ICU and 129 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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