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The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8,322 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 47 additional deaths.

For more detailed information, visit the websites for Madison County Health Department, Jersey County Health Department, Macoupin County Health Department and Greene County Health Department.

IDPH is reporting a total of 664,620 cases, including 11,552 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 91,562 specimens for a total 9,892,981. As of last night, 6,171 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,206 patients were in the ICU and 635 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Nov. 16-22 is 10.9 percent. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Nov. 16–22 is 12.7 percent.

All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real time. Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at (800) 889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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