COVID-19 in Illinois: 3,385 new cases, 50 additional deaths reported

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  – The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 3,385 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 50 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,072,214 cases, including 18,258 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 63,002 specimens for a total 14,826,995.  

As of Sunday night, 3,345 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 705 patients were in the ICU and 392 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 11–17, 2021 is 5.9%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 11–17, 2021 is 7.0%.

As of Sunday night, 781,150 doses of vaccine were delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 304,600 doses have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.  This brings the total Illinois doses to 1,085,750.  IDPH is currently reporting a total of 495,563 vaccines administered, including 66,679 for long-term care facilities.  The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 22,856 doses. 

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

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