COVID-19 in Illinois: More than 6 million vaccine doses administered

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

The Illinois Department of Public Health provides a daily update of COVID-19 numbers throughout the state. (Photo via IDPH website)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,235 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 24 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,251,346 cases, including 21,349 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 90,575 specimens for a total of 20,499,802.

As of Thursday night, 1,445 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 314 patients were in the ICU and 129 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 26-April 1 is 3.5%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 26-April 1 is 4.1%.

A total of 7,300,095 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois. In addition, approximately 448,830 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 7,748,925. 

A total of 6,043,292 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday, including 368,124 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 108,811 doses. Thursday, 124,870 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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