July 2, 2020
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today 869 new COVID-19 cases and 36 deaths. The total number of cases in the state is 144,882 in 101 counties, with a total of 6,987 deaths. IDPH says that in the past 24 hours, 30,262 test specimens have been processed, with a positivity rate of 2.9%. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate from June 25 to July 1 is 2.6%. Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations in the past 24 hours increased from 1,511 patients to 1,651 patients. Of that figure, 349 patients were in the ICU, with 195 patients on ventilators.
Today’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures show more than 2.6 million confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 128,024 deaths.
Today’s WHO Coronavirus Disease Dashboard shows more than 10.5 million COVID-19 cases globally, with more than 512,000 deaths. The Region of the Americas (includes the U.S.) continues to lead the world with more than 5.3 million cases and more than 252,000 deaths.