COVID-19 in Illinois: Crawford County man among 21 new deaths reported Friday

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,273,200 cases, including 21,476 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 4,004 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 21 additional deaths.

Among the latest confirmed deaths was a male in his 70s from Crawford County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,273,200 cases, including 21,476 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 101,737 specimens for a total of 21,017,929. 

As of Thursday night, 1,808 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 369 patients were in the ICU and 163 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 2-8 is 4.2%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 2-8 is 4.8%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 8,841,285. 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 6,871,645 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday. 

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 118,336 doses. A record 164,462 doses were reported administered Thursday 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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