COVID-19 in Illinois: 1,246 new cases, 34 additional deaths reported Monday

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported reported 1,246 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 34 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,175,655 cases, including 20,303 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 37,361 specimens for a total of 17,660,161. 

As of Sunday night, 1,504 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 377 patients were in the ICU and 169 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 15–21 is 2.8%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 15–21 is 3.1%.

A total of 2,211,700 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 282,820 for long-term care facilities. 

The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 55,499 doses. A total of 59,748 doses were administered in Illinois Sunday.

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

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