The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 10,012 new cases of Covid-19 Sunday, a day after it reported an all-time high for hospitalizations.
On Saturday, the department reported 6,175 Covid-19 patients hospitalized. That number has now decreased to 6,072 patients, according to a press release issued by the agency Sunday.
Of those patients, 1,179 were in the ICU and 589 were on ventilators, the release said.
The release said 76 additional deaths were also reported for a total of 11,506 Covid-19 deaths statewide since the pandemic began.
A total of 656,298 cases have been reported statewide, according to the release.