SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 1,542 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 42 additional deaths. In addition, 64% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 47% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A total of 10,640,990 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Wednesday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 65,998 doses. Wednesday, 89,832 doses were reported administered in Illinois.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,371,884 cases, including 22,536 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 79,529 specimens for a total of 24,051,654.
As of Wednesday night, 1,488 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 404 patients were in the ICU and 226 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 13-19 is 2.2%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 13-19 is 2.7%.
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