Sangamon County, IL reported 147 additional COVID-19 cases this week
Sangamon County, IL reported 147 additional COVID-19 cases this week

Sangamon County, IL reported 147 additional COVID-19 cases this week

New coronavirus cases jumped in Illinois in the week ending Sunday, rising 30.3% as 14,049 cases were reported. The previous week had 10,786 new cases of the virus causing COVID-19.

Illinois ranked number 11 among the states where coronavirus spread most rapidly on a per-person basis, according to a U.S. TODAY Network analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. In the past week, coronavirus cases in the United States fell by 10% compared to the week before, with 225,931 reported cases. With 3.81% of the country’s population, Illinois had 6.22% of the country’s cases in the last week. Across the country, 31 states had more cases in the past week than they had in the week before.

Sangamon County reported 147 cases and zero deaths in the past week. One week earlier, it had reported 94 cases and one death. During the entire pandemic, it reported 55,028 cases and 386 deaths.

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