CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday announced 954 new COVID-19 cases and 20 new deaths.
The figure brings the total number of cases diagnosed in Illinois to 153,916 and the deaths to 7,187.READ MORE: Court Documents Reveal Kevin Jiang, Yale Student From Chicago, Was Shot Multiple Times At Close Range
The deaths reported Sunday included two women and one man in their 60s, two women and five men in their 70s, two women in their 80s, and two women in their 90s in Cook County.READ MORE: Man Shot And Killed While Sitting In Vehicle In South Loop; Dog Apparently Wounded In Attack
The deaths also included one man in his 60s in Will County, and three people in counties outside the Chicago area.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have returned 38,894 tests for a total of 1,982,982. The preliminary seven-day positivity rate for July 5-July 11 is 3 percent.MORE NEWS: At Least 3 Killed, 21 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago, Including Mass Shooting In Chatham
As of Saturday night, 1,342 people statewide were reported to be hospitalized with COVID-19, 311 were in the ICU, and 127 were on ventilators.