July 14, 2020
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today 707 new COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths. The total number of cases in the state is 155,506 in 102 counties, with a total of 7,218 deaths. IDPH says that in the past 24 hours, 28,446 test specimens have been processed, with a positivity rate of 2.5%. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate from July 7 to July 13 is 3%. Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past 24 hours increased from 1,362 patients to 1,416 patients. Of that figure, 333 patients were in the ICU, with 126 patients on ventilators.
Today’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures show more than 3.3 million confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 135,235 deaths.
Today’s WHO Coronavirus Disease Dashboard shows nearly 13 million COVID-19 cases globally, with more than 570,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) continues to lead the world with more than 6.7 million cases and more than 288,000 deaths.