The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,630 new positive cases and 42 additional deaths on Wednesday.
Illinois now has a total of 307,641 positive cases and 8,878 deaths due to COVID-19.
In the past 24 hours, 58,820 tests were processed for a single-day positivity rate of 4.8%. Overall, Illinois has processed 6,033,289 tests for an overall positivity rate of 5.1%.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for September 30 through October 6 is 3.5%.
As of last night, 1,679 patients were in the hospital with COVID-19, with 372 in the ICU and 165 on ventilators.
To get more statistics about COVID-19 in Illinois, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health website.