SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — The Illinois Department of Public Health reports 2,356 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 17 more deaths.
According to the IDPH website, as of Friday night, 1,488 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 322 patients were in the ICU and 127 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The IDPH reported on Aug. 9 that 1,488 people in Illinois were in the hospital for COVID-19. Until today, numbers have been increasing.