COVID-19 in Illinois: More than 9M vaccines administered statewide

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The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 2,728 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 33 additional deaths. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 2,728 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 33 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,328,454 cases, including 21,891 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 87,698 specimens for a total of 22,469,213. 

As of Tuesday night, 2,154 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 502 patients were in the ICU and 238 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 21-27 is 3.4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 21-27 is 4.1%.

A total of 9,048,300 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 100,823 doses. Yesterday, 106,173 doses were reported 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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