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Illinois officials report 1,300+ coronavirus cases, additional deaths Tuesday

Published: Sep. 29, 2020 at 12:11 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 29, 2020 at 3:06 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,362 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Tuesday, including 23 additional confirmed deaths.

IDPH is reporting a total of 291,001 cases, including 8,637 deaths.

In Rock Island County, the health department reported 32 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, bringing the total to 3,124 since the pandemic began.

Health officials say there are 21 patients being hospitalized in Rock Island County.

The Rock Island County Health Department has reported a total of 85 deaths since the pandemic began.

New deaths in Illinois:

  • Bond County: 1 male 70s
  • Clark County: 1 female 90s
  • Clinton County: 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 90s
  • Jasper County: 1 male 70s
  • Madison County: 4 females 90s
  • Marion County: 1 male 80s
  • Moultrie County: 1 male 70s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
  • Whiteside County; 1 male 70s
  • Will County: 1 male 100+
  • Williamson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Winnebago County: 2 males 70s

Illinois health officials say the preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 22 – September 28 is 3.6%.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 45,624 tests in Illinois for a total of 5,566,276.

As of Monday night, 1,535 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, IDPH says 363 patients were in the ICU and 151 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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