COVID-19 in Illinois: 36 deaths reported statewide including 1 Clark County woman

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The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,321 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 36 additional deaths. Among the latest confirmed deaths was a female in her 80s from Clark County. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,321 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 36 additional deaths. Among the latest confirmed deaths was a female in her 80s from Clark County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,351,497 cases, including 22,171 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 101,005 specimens for a total of 23,204,489. 

As of Thursday night, 1,977 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 464 patients were in the ICU and 239 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 30-May 6 is 3.1%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 30-May 6, 2021 is 3.7%.

A total of 9,719,958 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday night.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 65,750 doses. Thursday, 73,526 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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

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