COVID-19 in Illinois: 3,866 new cases, 21 additional deaths reported

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,866 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 21 additional deaths. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,866 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 21 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,296,381 cases, including 21,630 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 93,602 specimens for a total of 21,571,023. 

As of Thursday night, 2,058 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 468 patients were in the ICU and 205 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 9-15 is 4.2%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 9-15 is 4.9%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 9,777,825. A total of 7,779,290 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 129,664 doses. Thursday, 166,885 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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