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Illinois officials report 1,941 coronavirus cases, 35 deaths Wednesday

Published: Sep. 16, 2020 at 12:29 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2020 at 2:05 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,941 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Wednesday, including 35 additional confirmed deaths.

IDPH is reporting a total of 266,151 cases, including 8,367 deaths.

The Rock Island County, the health department reported 34 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number to 2,749.

Rock Island County health officials say 119 patients are being hospitalized in.

The number of deaths from the virus stands at 74.

Rock Island County new cases:

  • 1 man in his 70s
  • 6 men in their 60s
  • 3 men in their 50s
  • 4 men in their 40s
  • 4 men in their 30s
  • 2 men in their 20s
  • 1 boy younger than 10
  • 2 women in their 70s
  • 3 women in their 60s
  • 3 women in their 50s
  • 1 woman in her 40s
  • 2 women in their 30s
  • 2 girls in their teens

Illinois new deaths:

• Bureau County: 1 male 80s

• Clinton County: 1 male 90s

• Coles County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

• Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 male 70s, 1 female 80s

• DuPage County: 1 female 60s

• Hancock County: 1 male 80s

• Henry County: 1 female 60s

• Jasper County: 1 male 60s

• Kane County: 1 female 70s

• Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s

• Lawrence County: 1 female 80s

• Livingston County: 1 male 80s

• Macon County: 1 male 80s

• Madison County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s

• Massac County: 1 female 90s

• Peoria County: 1 male 90s

• Perry County: 1 female 70s

• Rock Island County: 1 male 70s

• St. Clair County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s

• Wayne County: 1 female 50s

• Will County: 1 male 70s

• Williamson County: 1 female 90s

Health officials say the preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 9 – September 15 is 3.7% in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 52,311 tests in Illinois for a total of 4,863,138.

As of Tuesday night, 1,565 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, IDPH says 345 patients were in the ICU and 143 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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