Illinois Records Only One New COVID-19 Death

Jennifer Keiper
July 26, 2020 - 4:49 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Illinois has 1,541 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and just one confirmed death – a man downstate in Bond County who was in his 90s.

The last time Illinois saw just one death in a given 24-hour time period was in late March, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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The seven-day statewide positivity rate is 3.7 percent.


Illinois now has a total of 171,424 cases of new coronavirus including 7,398 deaths.