Illinois' new COVID-19 cases grew again on Friday - with 1,317 new positive test results. The addition brings the state's overall cases to 151,767.
In addition, another 25 deaths were recorded - pushing the death toll to 7,144 overall.
Over the previous week (July 3-July 9), the positivity rate - a percentage of positive results compared to overall tests - rose three tenths of a point to 2.9%. As of Thursday, Illinois had processed 1.91 million tests since the outbreak began.
LOCAL CASES (3:30pm Update)
Effingham County Health Department: