1,298 New COVID-19 Cases In Illinois As Positivity Rate Climbs To 4%

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SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Illinois health officials Monday announced another 1,298 cases of COVID-19.

There were also another 10 deaths attributed to the coronavirus, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The state’s rolling positivity rate increased to 4%, the health department said.

As of Sunday night, 1,418 people in the state were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 347 were in the ICU and 132 on ventilators.

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