2,157 New COVID-19 Cases In Illinois And 37 Additional Deaths


SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today (8/26/20) announced 2,157 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 37 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 225,627 cases, including 7,954 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

As of Tuesday night, 1,573 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 350 patients were in the ICU and 132 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.