10,526 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.

10,526 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.
The positivity rate in Illinois is 12.1 percent. (Source: Pixabay)

CHICAGO, Ill. (KFVS) - Governor JB Pritzker held a briefing on Illinois’ response to COVID-19 at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 4.

Governor Pritzker Gives a COVID-19 Update

Governor Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update.

Posted by Governor JB Pritzker on Friday, December 4, 2020

Illinois cases

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 10,526 new COVID-19 cases and 148 additional deaths on Friday.

Of the newly reported deaths, the following were in southern Illinois:

  • Franklin County - 1 woman in her 70s and one man in his 90s
  • Johnson County - 1 woman in her 60s
  • Massac County - 1 woman in her 80s and 1 woman in her 90s
  • Perry County - 1 man in his 80s and 1 man in his 90s
  • Wayne County - 1 woman in her 60s and 1 woman in her 80s

Currently, there are 5,453 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Illinois. Of these patients, 1,153 are in the ICU and 703 are on ventilators.

The positivity rate in Illinois is 12.1 percent.

A total of 770,088 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Illinois, including 12,974 deaths.

Currently, 10,806,364 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the state.

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