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Illinois sees 547 new COVID-19 cases, 87 new deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday announced 546 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 87 additional confirmed deaths.

IDPH reported on Wednesday a total of 134,185 cases, including 6,485 deaths statewide. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The recovery rate remains 93% in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 29,987 testing specimens for a total of 1,258,328.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate from June 10-16 is 3%.

Statewide, 1,878 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, including 563 people in the ICU and 331 people are on ventilators.

Regional Update: Illinois is on track for Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Health Plan, according to data compiled by the IDPH. The Northeast Region reported a 6% positivity rate and saw a 85% decrease in hospital admissions in the last 28 days. The region has 34% medical/surgical bed availability, 42% ICU bed availability, and 72% ventilator availability.

The North Central region reported a 4% positivity rate and saw a 56% decrease in hospital admissions in the last 28 days. The region has 48% medical/surgical bed availability, 54% ICU bed availability, and 74% ventilator availability.

New deaths include:

Champaign County: 1 male 40s

Cook County: 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 6 males 80s, 9 females 90s, 4 males 90s

DeKalb County: 1 male 90s

DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s

Jackson County: 1 male 40s, 2 males 60s

Kane County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s

Kankakee County: 1 male 70s

Kendall County: 1 male 30s

Lake County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s

Macoupin County: 1 male 60s

McHenry County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s

Peoria County: 1 female 80s

St. Clair County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+

Tazewell County: 1 female 80s

Union County: 1 female 90s

Vermilion County: 1 male 70s

Will County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s

Winnebago County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 90s

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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