Chicago : Illinois confirms 1,645 new COVID-19 cases and 16 more deaths this Wednesday –

The state of Illinois reported 1,549 new cases of coronavirus this Wednesday, August 12, and an additional 16 deaths attributable to the virus.

According to data from the Department of Public Health, the state has a total of 198,593 cases since the start of the pandemic with 7,672 deaths.

In the last 24 hours, 42,098 new tests would have been practiced for a total of 3,189,801 during the pandemic.

These new results maintain the positive average at 4.1% in the last seven days.

Regarding hospitalizations, the estador reports a total of 357 patients under intensive care and 1,525 people are hospitalized in health centers due to the virus.

This afternoon at 2:30 pm Governor Pritzker will offer an update on the pandemic.