COVID-19 in Illinois: Hospitalizations double from 1 month ago

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

The IDPH on Tuesday reported 3,193 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease, including 17 additional deaths. (via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state have doubled from a month ago.

As of Monday night, 2,028 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 466 patients were in the ICU and 185 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The IDPH on Tuesday reported 3,193 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease, including 17 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,285,398 cases, including 21,540 deaths, in 102 counties. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 58,248 specimens for a total of 21,283,370. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 6-12 is 4.3%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 6-12 is 5.0%.

A total of 7,344,112 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 132,979 doses. MOnday, 100,729 doses were reported administered. The Illinois National Guard has administered more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines at state-supported vaccination sites around the state.

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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