COVID-19 in Illinois: 1,747 new cases, 35 additional deaths reported Monday

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 1,747 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 35 additional deaths.

Among the latest confirmed deaths was a female in her 60s from Richland County. County health officials are reporting additional deaths not yet reflected in the state total.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,148,088 cases, including 19,668 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 47,210 specimens for a total of 16,683,795. 

As of Sunday night, 2,161 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 469 patients were in the ICU and 251 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 1–7 is 3.3%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 1–7 is 4.1%.

A total of 1,638,125 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 496,100 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 2,134,225. 

A total of 1,358,967 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 212,256 for long-term care facilities. 

The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 51,794 doses, and a total of 16,110 doses were administered 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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