Illinois COVID-19: IL reports 7,538 coronavirus cases along with 55 deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois officials announced 7,538 new COVID-19 cases and 55 deaths Wednesday.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois now stands at 437,556 with 9,933 deaths, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported.

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Over a 24-hour period, officials said the state processed 71,857 specimens for a total 8,030,713.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from October 28, 2020 - November 3, 2020, is 10.1%.

As of Tuesday night, 3,761 were hospitalized with COVID-19, with 776 in the ICU and 327 patients on ventilators.

The deaths reported Wednesday were:

- Carroll County: 1 female 90s
- Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 60s, 4 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 7 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
- DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
- Greene County: 1 female 70s

- Jo Daviess County: 1 female 90s
- Kankakee County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
- Knox County: 1 male 90s
- Lake County: 1 male 60s
- Logan County: 1 male 80s
- Macon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s
- Moultrie County: 1 female 80s
- Peoria County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
- Pike County: 1 female 100+

- Randolph County: 1 female 60s
- Shelby County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
- Stephenson County: 1 male 80s
- Whiteside County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
- Will County: 1 female 60s
- Williamson County: 1 female 70s

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