June 4, 2020
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today 929 new COVID-19 cases and 116 deaths. The total number of cases in the state is 124,759 in 101 counties, with a total of 5,736 deaths. IDPH says that in the past 24 hours, 22,841 test specimens have been processed, with a positivity rate of 4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate from May 28 to June 3 is 6%. Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past 24 hours decreased from 3,173 patients to 3,044 patients. Of that figure, 853 patients are in the ICU, with 516 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 107,029 deaths.
Today’s WHO Situation Report shows more than 6.4 million COVID-19 cases globally, with more than 382,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) continues to lead the world with more than 3 million cases and over 168,000 deaths.