IDPH: 1,178 new COVID-19 cases; 39 additional deaths


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,178 new COVID-19 cases, including 39 additional deaths.

This brings the state’s total to 113,195 cases, including 4,923 deaths. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 17,230 specimens for a total of 786,794. IDPH’s Dr. Ngozi Ezike said the numbers reported Tuesday are lower because of the Memorial Day holiday weekend as lab employees had the day off.

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