The Illinois Department of Public Health this afternoon has reported 1,645 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 statewide. The IDPH also announced 16 Covid-19 related deaths across the state.

Since the pandemic started the IDPH has recorded nearly 200,000 cases of coronavirus, with over 76 hundred deaths.

The state's seven-day test-positivity rate is currently at 4.1 percent.

As of Tuesday night, more than 15 hundred Illinoisans were in the hospital with Covid-19. Of those, 357 were in intensive care and 129 were on ventilators.


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