IDPH announces 4,776 new cases of coronavirus disease
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Monday reported 4,776 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,033,526 cases, including 17,627 deaths, in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 66,697 specimens for a total 14,169,986. As of last night, 3,540 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 759 patients were in the ICU and 401 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Jan. 4–10 is 7.6%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Jan. 4–10 is 8.9%.