June 3, 2020
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today 982 new COVID-19 cases and 97 deaths. The total number of cases in the state is 123,830 in 101 counties, with a total of 5,621 deaths. IDPH says that in the past 24 hours, 24,471 test specimens have been processed, with a positivity rate of 4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity from May 27-June 2 is 6%. Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past 24 hours decreased from 3,238 patients to 3,173 patients. Of that figure, 844 patients are in the ICU, with 508 patients on ventilators.
Current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures show more than 1.8 million confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 106,202 deaths.
Today’s WHO Situation Report shows nearly 6.3 million COVID-19 cases globally, with more than 379,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) continues to lead the world with nearly 3 million cases and over 165,000 deaths.