Illinois records 2,432 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

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Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. (Photo via Good Free Photos)

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday announced 2,432 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 90,369 cases, including 4,058 deaths, in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 26,565 specimens for a total of 538,602.  The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate (positive tests) is 16%.

Putnam and Scott counties are the only Illinois counties to not record a coronavirus case.

The Illinois Manteno Veterans’ Home (IVHM) is reporting the passing of a second resident with COVID-19.  Since the beginning of the pandemic, 53 individuals at IVHM have contracted COVID-19, including two cases who have passed away.



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