Illinois surpasses 10 million COVID-19 tests, 11,378 new and probable cases

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — The state of Illinois has surpassed 10 million COVID-19 tests the same day the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 11,378  new and probable cases and 155 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 685,467 cases, including 11,832 deaths.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 114,233 specimens for a total 10,104,537. 

As of last night, 6,133 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 1,208 patients were in the ICU and 679 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total test from Nov. 18-24 is 10.6%.  

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Nov. 18-24 is 12.2%.

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