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Illinois officials report 2,257 new coronavirus cases, 30 deaths Thursday

Published: Sep. 24, 2020 at 12:26 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2020 at 1:41 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 2,257 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Thursday, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.

IDPH is reporting a total of 281,371 cases, including 8,538 deaths.

In Rock Island County, the health department reported 26 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total number to 2,971.

Health officials say there are 18 patients being hospitalized in Rock Island County. The number of deaths from the virus stands at 82 in the county.

New Rock Island cases:

  • 2 men in their 60s
  • 2 men in their 50s
  • 2 men in their 40s
  • 4 men in their 20s
  • 1 man in his teens
  • 1 boy younger than 13
  • 3 women their 50s
  • 1 woman in her 40s
  • 3 women in their 30s
  • 2 women in their 20s
  • 1 woman in her teens
  • 2 girls in their teens
  • 2 girls younger than 13

New deaths in Illinois:

  • Bond County: 1 female 90s
  • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Crawford County: 1 female 70s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
  • Edgar County: 1 female 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 70s
  • Macon County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
  • Madison County: 1 male 50s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • McLean County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 60s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 60s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
  • Will County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Williamson County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s

Illinois health officials say the preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 17 – September 23 is 3.5%.

Within the past 24 hours, Illinois laboratories have reported 62,071 tests for a total of 5,293,678.

As of Wednesday night, 1,713 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, IDPH says 400 patients were in the ICU and 155 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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