The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) this afternoon (Thursday) reported 14,612 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, and 168 new confirmed deaths.

The latest numbers bring the state to a total of more than 621 thousand cases and 11,178 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

As of last night, over 6,000 people (6,037 ) in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, nearly 12 hundred (1,192) patients were in the ICU and 587 were on ventilators.

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