Illinois officials announce 1,373 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths Monday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,373 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Monday, including five additional confirmed deaths.
IDPH is reporting a total of 262,744 cases, including 8,314 deaths.
In Rock Island County, the health department announced 21 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, including one additional death.
The health department says the death was of a woman in her 80s who had been living in a long-term care facility. The total number of deaths in Rock Island County from the virus is now 74.
Seven people on Monday are associated with a known outbreak at the East Moline Correctional Center.
Health officials have reported a total of 2,705 COVID-19 cases in Rock Island County. There are 14 patients being hospitalized in the county.
Rock Island County new cases:
- 2 men in their 70s
- 2 men in their 60s
- 4 men in their 50s
- 2 men in their 40s
- 6 men in their 30s
- 1 man in his 20s
- 1 woman in her 70s
- 1 woman in her 60s
- 2 women in their 40s
Illinois new deaths:
• Cook County: 1 female 70s
• Madison County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
• Randolph County: 1 female 80s
• Rock Island County: 1 male 60s
Illinois health officials say 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 in Illinois have reported 35,930 tests for a total of 4,771,796.
As of Sunday night, 1,431 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, IDPH says 335 patients were in the ICU and 131 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
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