IDPH: New COVID-19 cases, deaths down from day before

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Illinois Department of Public Health Sunday reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 40 additional deaths.

Local health officials are reporting additional deaths in the county not yet included in the state total.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,101,819 cases, including 18,750 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 90,138 specimens for a total 15,409,832. 

As of Saturday night, 2,994 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 617 patients were in the ICU and 321 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 16–22, 2021 is 4.9%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 16–22, 2021 is 6.0%.

As of Saturday night, 1,112,725 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 524,050 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.  This brings the total Illinois doses to 1,636,775. 

IDPH is currently reporting a total of 681,473 vaccines administered, including 106,274 for long-term care facilities.

The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 27,776 doses. 

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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