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Illinois health officials announce 1,393 new COVID-19 cases

CHICAGO (WREX) —The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,393 new cases and 18 additional deaths.

Across the state, the positivity rate remained the same as on Monday at 3.8 percent.

Winnebago County announced 34 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Two people in Winnebago County died from COVID-19, officials say.

Whiteside County announced 7 new COVID-19 cases and 19 recoveries. Boone County reported 4 new cases.

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Jena Kleindl

Jena joined the WREX team in May 2020 as the Assignment Editor and News Producer. She was born and raised in Freeport. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2020.

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