COVID-19 in Illinois: 50% of those 16 years and older have received at least 1 vaccine dose

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 1,959 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout Illinois, including 22 additional deaths. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill – The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 1,959 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout Illinois, including 22 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,304,200 cases, including 21,685 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 47,506 specimens for a total of 21,776,820. 

As of Sunday night, 2,128 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 491 patients were in the ICU and 227 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 12-18 is 4.0%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 12-18 is 4.7%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 9,930,945. A total of 8,119,867 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 125,212 doses. Sunday, 65,233 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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