COVID-19 in Illinois: 808 new cases, 17 additional deaths reported

Regional News

(via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported 808 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 17 additional deaths. In addition, 65% of adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 49% of adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,377,249 cases, including 22,650 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 42,841 specimens for a total of 24,309,118. 

As of Monday night, 1,419 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 350 patients were in the ICU and 180 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 18-24 is 2.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 18-24 is 2.7%.

A total of 10,990,171 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Monday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 79,485 doses. Monday, 49,402 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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