Illinois public health officials announce 2,088 new cases of COVID-19

Illinois public health officials announce 2,088 new cases of COVID-19
Illinois COVID-19 map 5/16 (Source: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - As of May 16, Illinois health officials reported 2,088 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, and 74 new deaths.

The llinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting a total of 92,457 cases, including 4,129 deaths, in 100 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 23,047 specimens for a total of 561,649. The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate is 15%.

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