CHICAGO - Illinois health officials announced 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the 15th day in a row with a four-digit daily caseload.
Another 30 deaths attributed to the coronavirus were also reported, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
The state’s rolling positivity rate remained at 3.9%, the health department said.
A total of 186,471 cases and 7,573 deaths have been reported so far in Illinois, the health department said.
As of Tuesday night, 1,552 people were hospitalized with COVID-19, of which 368 were in the ICU and 129 were on ventilators, the health department said.