DPH: 1,531 COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths in Illinois
There were 1,531 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Tuesday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 277,266.
The Illinois Department of Public Health also reported 30 additional deaths Tuesday, bringing the total number to 8,486.
A total of 41,829 tests were processed over the past 24 hours. The total number of completed tests is 5,185,216.
The positivity rate for tests over the past seven days is 3.5 percent.
Thirty-nine percent of Illinois’ 34,750 hospital beds were available as of Tuesday morning. Forty-four percent of the state’s 3,761 ICU beds were available as were 79 percent of the state’s 5,732 ventilators.