2,166 new cases, over 65,000 tested, 25 additional deaths in Illinois

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The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,166 new positive cases and 25 additional deaths on Tuesday.

Illinois now has a total of 295,440 positive cases and 8,696 deaths due to COVID-19.

In the past 24 hours, 65,615 tests were processed for a single-day positivity rate of 3.3%. Overall, Illinois has processed 5,690,437 tests for an overall positivity rate of 5.2%.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for September 24 through September 30 is 3.5%.

As of last night, 1,635 patients were in the hospital with COVID-19, with 359 in the ICU and 149 on ventilators.

To get more statistics about COVID-19 in Illinois, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health website.

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