COVID-19 in Illinois: More than 3M doses of vaccine delivered to Illinois

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 1,143 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 20 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,187,839 cases, including 20,536 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 42,234 specimens for a total of 18,178,487. 

As of Sunday night, 1,288 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 308 patients were in the ICU and 148 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 22–28 is 2.4%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 22–28 is 2.7%.

A total of doses of 2,740,105 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 443,700 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 3,183,805. 

A total of 2,756,831 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 319,393 for long-term care facilities.  The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 77,876 doses. 

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

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