Illinois: 1,549 casos nuevos, 20 muertes; Condado de Rock Island: 14 casos nuevos, 0 muertes Local 4 News en Español by: Karla Sosa Posted: Aug 11, 2020 / 10:38 PM CDT / Updated: Aug 11, 2020 / 10:38 PM CDT FILE – This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP) El Departamento de Salud Pública de Illinois informó el martes 1,549 nuevos casos positivos y 20 muertes adicionales. El estado ahora tiene un total de 196,948 casos de COVID-19 y 7,657 muertes debido al virus.