Since the pandemic began, a total of 1,046,030 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Illinois. The state’s death toll now stands at 17,840, health officials said.
In the past 24 hours, 76,107 COVID-19 tests were processed in Illinois labs, the Illinois Department of Public Health said.
The state’s average testing-positivity rate over the last week decreased from 7.5% to 7.3%.
As of Tuesday night, 3,642 people statewide were hospitalized due to complications from COVID-19, with 749 patients in intensive care and 386 on ventilators.