Illinois COVID 19 TODAY: IL reports 3,629 new coronovirus cases with 27 deaths


CHICAGO (WLS) – Illinois public health officials announced 3,629 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday with 27 deaths.Illinois reported that the total number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois is now 339,803, with 9,192 deaths.

The number of new cases was the highest single-day increase until Friday after the epidemic began. On 4 September, 5,358 new cases were reported, which had come up over several days due to a trial backlog.A one-day record was also set on Thursday with 4,015 cases.

Over a 24-hour period, officials said the state processed 77,489 samples for a total of 6,696,257. The seven-day positivity rate is 16. 5.2% since October 11. This is the first time in more than three months that the positivity rate has been above 5%.

Cases are increasing throughout Chicago, with many Chicago-area surgeries being seen. The county’s test positivity rate exceeded one point and a half over the past 10 days; In McHenry County it increased by two points, and in Kane County it increased by about three.

Will County is now at the “orange warning level” for COVID-19 activity.

Three other counties, including Adams, Alexander, Boon, Cass, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Declub, DeWitt, Jasper, Jefferson, Joe Davis, Johnson, Kane, Lee, Macon, McDonough, McHenry, are also at alert levels. Mercer, Munro, Pike, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Stephenson, Union, Vermillion, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Whiteside and Winnebago.

When two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that increase the amount of COVID-19 enter a county warning level.

Although the reasons for counties reach alert levels vary, some common factors for an increase in cases and outbreaks are people’s homes, marriages and funerals, bars and clubs, university and college parties as well as college sports. Collect in teams. Family gatherings, long-term care facilities, correctional centers, school and matters between the community at large, especially people in their 20s.

Public health officials are condemning measures to decently measure businesses, people are not committing social disturbances, gathering in large groups, and using face coverings.

As of Friday night, 2,073 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, of which 422 patients are in the ICU and 165 are on ventilators.

According to an analysis of the state’s public health data, hospitalizations are 20% since the beginning of October.

Chicago Public Schools released a plan on Friday to bring thousands of students back to school over the next few months.

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The deaths recorded on Saturday include:

– Bureau County: 1 male 60s
– Clinton County: 1 male 70s
– Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 50s, 3 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 male 80s, 1 male 90s
– Cumberland County: 1 female 70s

– DuPage County: 1 woman from 60
– Jefferson County: 1 male 80s
– Kane County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
– LaSalle County: 1 Female 90s
– Marion County: 1 male 50s
– Rock Island County: 1 male 70s
– St. Clair County: 1 Female 60s
– Tazewell County: 1 male 80s
– Will County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 male 80s

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