June 30, 2020
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today 724 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths. The total number of cases in the state is 143,185 in 101 counties, with a total of 6,923 deaths. IDPH says that in the past 24 hours, 31,069 test specimens have been processed, with a positivity rate of 2.3%. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate from June 23 to June 29 is 2.6%. Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past 24 hours increased from 1,501 patients to 1,560 patients. Of that figure, 401 patients are in the ICU, with 185 patients on ventilators.
Today’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures show nearly 2.6 million confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 126,739 deaths.
Today’s WHO Situation Report shows nearly 10.2 million COVID-19 cases globally, with more than 503,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) continues to lead the world with more than 5.1 million cases and more than 247,000 deaths.