Less than 1,500 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Illinois, it’s the first time in nearly a two-weeks

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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.

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