COVID-19 in Illinois: More than 3M vaccines administered

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 1,442 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 33 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,194,702 cases, including 20,700 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 103,336 specimens for a total of 18,492,848. 

As of Thursday night, 1,166 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 263 patients were in the ICU and 121 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 26–March 4 is 2.2%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 26–March 4 is 2.8%.

A total of doses of 3,780,305 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 443,700 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 4,224,005. 

A total of 3,125,425 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 336,911 for long-term care facilities. 

The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 83,115 doses. Thursday, a record 131,882 doses were 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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