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Public Health Officials Announce 1,317 New Confirmed Cases of
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[September 23, 2020]
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
today announced 1,317 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease
(COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.
- Cass County: 1 female 80s
- Cook County: 3 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 3 females
70s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male
- DuPage County: 1 male 70s
- Lake County: 1 female 70s
- McHenry County: 1 female 80s
- Peoria County: 1 female 90s
- Will County: 1 female 70s
- Winnebago County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 80s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 151,767 cases, including
7,144 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges
from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24
hours, laboratories have reported 32,987 specimens for a total of
1,911,743. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases
as a percent of total test from July 3 –July 9 is 2.9%.
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As of last night, 1,436 people in Illinois were
reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 306 patients
were in the ICU and 155 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
Following guidance from the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention, IDPH is now reporting both confirmed and
probable cases and deaths on its website. Reporting probable cases
will help show the potential burden of COVID-19 illness and efficacy
of population-based non-pharmaceutical interventions. IDPH will
update these data once a week.
*All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly
report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported
in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an
electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as
additional information is gathered. For health questions about
COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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