June 8, 2020
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today 658 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths. The total number of cases in the state is 128,415 in 101 counties, with a total of 5,924 deaths. IDPH says that in the past 24 hours, 16,099 test specimens have been processed, with a positivity rate of 4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate from June 1 to June 7 is 5%. Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past 24 hours decreased from 2,550 patients to 2,496 patients. Of that figure, 713 patients are in the ICU, with 443 patients on ventilators.
Current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures show more than 1.93 million confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 110,375 deaths.
As of Sunday, the WHO Situation Report showed nearly 6.8 million COVID-19 cases globally, with more than 397,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) continues to lead the world with more than 3.2 million cases and over 179,000 deaths.