1,759 New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Illinois

Cook County passes 4,000 coronavirus deaths
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Illinois health officials on Wednesday said another 1,759 people have contracted COVID-19, while another 30 people have died.

There are now a total of 186,471 cases statewide, including 7,573 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

As of Tuesday night, 1,552 people in Illinois were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 368 patients were in the intensive care unit and 129 patients were on ventilators.

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