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Illinois officials report 1,700+ coronavirus cases, additional deaths Monday

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Published: Sep. 28, 2020 at 12:12 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2020 at 2:10 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,709 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Monday, including 13 additional confirmed deaths.

IDPH is reporting a total of 289,639 cases, including 8,614 deaths.

In Rock Island County, the health department reported 28 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number to 3,092.

Health officials say there are 19 patients being hospitalized in Rock Island County. The number of deaths from the virus stands at 83 in the county.

New Rock Island County cases:

  • 2 men in their 60s
  • 1 man in his 50s
  • 3 men in their 40s
  • 3 men in their 20s
  • 2 boys in their teens
  • 2 women in their 70s
  • 3 women in their 60s
  • 2 women in their 50s
  • 2 women in their 40s
  • 3 women in their 30s
  • 4 women in their 20s
  • 1 woman in her teens

New deaths in Illinois:

  • Coles County: 1 female 80s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s
  • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
  • DeWitt County: 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 female 80s
  • Marion County: 1 male 80s
  • Richland County: 1 female 90s

Illinois health officials say the preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 21 – September 27 is 3.7%.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 41,142 tests in Illinois for a total of 5,520,652.

As of Sunday night, 1,491 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, IDPH says 346 patients were in the ICU and 135 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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