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Illinois Reports Nearly 3,000 New Coronavirus Cases Sunday

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Nearly 3,000 new coronavirus cases were reported in Illinois, as the state set a new single-day record for COVID-19 tests performed.

According to data from the governor's office, the state performed 19,417 coronavirus tests over the last 24 hours, shattering the previous single-day high. The testing total for the state is now 319,313 tests since the pandemic began.

A total of 2,994 new cases of the virus were reported on Sunday, bringing the state's total number of COVID-19 cases to 61,499.

Approximately 15.4 percent of tests returned Sunday yielded positive COVID-19 diagnoses, according to statistics provided by officials.

Illinois reported 63 additional deaths on Sunday, bringing the statewide death toll to 2,618.

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