COVID-19 in Illinois: More than 11M vaccine doses administered

Regional News

(via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 1,139 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 27 additional deaths. A total of 11,049,665 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday midnight. 

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 71,215 doses. A total of 59,494 doses were reported administered Tuesday in Illinois. To date,, 66% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 49% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,378,388 cases, including 22,676 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 57,402 specimens for a total of 24,366,520. 

As of Tuesday night, 1,395 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 351 patients were in the ICU and 181 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 19-25 is 2.0%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 19-25 2.6%.

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

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