COVID-19 in Illinois: 28 deaths reported including Lawrence County man

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,790 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 28 additional deaths. (Via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 3,790 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 28 additional deaths.

Among the latest confirmed deaths was a male in his 60s from Lawrence County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,265,457 cases, including 21,423 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 80,628 specimens for a total of 20,818,451. 

As of Tuesday night, 1,710 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 353 patients were in the ICU and 142 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 31-April 6 is 4.1%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 31-April 6 is 4.6%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 8,423,845. This number includes doses allocated for the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, which effectively has ended. 

A total of 6,552,982 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 107,302 doses. Tuesday, 139,724 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

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