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Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Report 2,441 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Including 25 Additional Deaths

CBS Chicago logoCBS Chicago 9/26/2020 Syndicated Local – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Saturday reported 2,441 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, including an additional 25 confirmed deaths.

Those deaths are as follows:

  • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 3 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Effingham County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Greene County: 1 male 60s
  • Hamilton County: 1 female 90s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 50s
  • McLean County: 1 male 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
  • Tazewell County: 1 female 80s
  • Wabash County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Williamson County: 1 male 60s

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 286,326, including 8,588 confirmed deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The seven-day statewide positivity rate from Sept. 19 to Sept. 25 is 3.6%. Within the last 24 hours, 65,217 tests have been reported for a total of 5,428,688.

As of Friday night, 1,597 people in Illinois were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those 355 were in intensive care and 141 were on ventilators.

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