1,639 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, 8 additional deaths

Illinois saw a rise in COVID-19 cases Saturday as health officials announced 1,639 new cases and 8 additional deaths.

 IDPH has now reported a total of 180,476 cases, including 7,503 deaths in Illinois.

The state’s positive rate is at 3.9%. 

As of Friday, 1,347 people were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19 in Illinois.