COVID-19 in Illinois: 2,211 new cases, 19 additional deaths reported

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The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday reported 2,211 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 19 additional deaths. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday reported 2,211 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 19 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,343,988 cases, including 22,066 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 57,483 specimens for a total of 22,929,518. 

As of Monday night, 2,074 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 493 patients were in the ICU and 262 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 27-May 3 is 3.3%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 27-May 3 is 4.0%.

A total of 9,450,418 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Monday night.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 72,613 doses. A total of 40,361 doses were reported administered Monday.

Data from this weekend from several pharmacies is not yet available due to a national outage in the pharmacies system so the doses being reported as administered are likely to be low. The missing doses will be reflected in numbers in the next couple days.

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

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