COVID-19 in Illinois: 2.25M vaccination doses administered statewide

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill – The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday reported 1,665 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 27 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,177,320 cases, including 20,330 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

As of Monday night, 1,488 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 361 patients were in the ICU and 172 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 2,254,982 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 291,269 for long-term care facilities. A total of 43,282 doses were administered in Illinois Monday, and the 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 55,917 doses.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 16–22, 2021 is 2.8%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 16–22, 2021 is 3.0%.

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

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