By WJBC Staff
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 7,377 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus and 181 additional deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 886,805 cases, including 15,015 deaths.
Public Health Officials Announce 7,377 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease: https://t.co/iYNpSduV8f
— IDPH (@IDPH) December 18, 2020
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 112,292 tests for a total 12,259,595. As of last night, 4,690 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,023 patients were in the ICU and 589 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate is 8.0%.
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