West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Illinois set records for their highest number of coronavirus cases reported in a single day so far in the pandemic.
West Virginia reported new 885 cases, according to its Department of Health website, bringing its total number of confirmed and probable cases to 30,201.
There were seven reported fatalities yesterday, bringing the death toll to 553. The daily percentage of positive tests is 5.90% and the cumulative percent of positive is 3.11%.
Illinois on Wednesday reported its highest daily increase with 12,657 new cases, plus 145 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
As of Tuesday night, 5,042 people in the state were reported to be in hospital with Covid-19, including 951 patients in intensive care units and 404 on ventilators, the IDPH statement said.
The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 4-10, 2020 was 13.6%, the statement added.
Illinois has seen 523,840 total cases, including 10,434 deaths, in 102 counties, according to IDPH.%.
Pennsylvania announced on Tuesday its highest daily increase in cases at 4,711, according to a Department of Health news release.
Covid-19 cases trended higher in the state over the past several days, with a total of 243,368 infections to date. Pennsylvania also reported 59 new deaths, bringing it to 9,145 deaths linked to the coronavirus.
The Department of Health said it had seen a significant increase in cases among younger age groups, specifically i19- to 24-year-olds.
As of Wednesday, 1,948 people are hospitalized, with 417 people currently in intensive care. Most of those hospitalized are 65 and older, the department said.
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