Illinois reports 1,467 new coronavirus cases Sunday, 14 additional deaths

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WGN) – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,467 new coronavirus cases Sunday and 14 additional deaths.

There are now a total of 181,943 cases in Illinois and 7,517 deaths.

Within the past day, 38,945 new tests were collected for a total of 2,778,322.

The preliminary seven-day positivity rate from July 26 – August 1 is 3.9%.

As of Saturday night, 1,407 people in Illinois are hospitalized with COVID-19, 339 patients are in the ICU and 126 are on ventilators.

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