The Illinois Department of Public Health announced the total number of known infections in the state has reached nearly 1,116,372 cases. The death toll due to COVID-19 now totals 19,067.
During a recent 24-hour period, laboratories conducted 100,119 tests that determined the seven-day statewide test positivity rate is 4.3%, according to public health officials.
As of late Wednesday, 2,802 people in Illinois were reported hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 567 patients were in intensive care units and 292 were on ventilators.