Illinois DPH: 1,392 new COVID-19 cases, including 7 additional deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported more than 1,300 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. According to IDPH, there have been 1,392 new cases, including 7 additional deaths. Public health officials said the preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Sep. 1 through Sept. 7 is 4.0 percent. In the 24 hours between Monday and Tuesday, state labs reported 31,363 tests for a total of 4,478,710 tests administered since the pandemic began.