13,012 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill. on Fri.

13,012 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill. on Fri.
Currently, 9,588,698 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the state. (Source: Gage Cureton)

CHICAGO, Ill. (KFVS) - Governor JB Pritzker held a briefing on Illinois’ response to COVID-19 at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, November 20.

Governor Pritzker Gives a COVID-19 Update

Governor Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update.

Posted by Governor JB Pritzker on Friday, November 20, 2020

Illinois cases

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 13,012 new COVID-19 cases and 126 additional deaths on Friday.

Of the newly reported deaths, the following are in southern Illinois: a man in his 90s in Franklin County and a woman in her 80s from Randolph County.

As of Friday, there are 6,111 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across Illinois. Of these patients, 1,196 are in the ICU and 604 are on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Nov. 13-19 is 13.4 percent.

A total of 634,395 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Illinois, including 11,304 deaths.

Currently, 9,588,698 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the state.

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