Health officials report 1,573 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois; 21 deaths


Daily report of coronavirus in Illinois

Health officials reported 1,573 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois Friday, including 21 additional deaths. 

The Illinois Department of Public Health is also reporting that 64% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 47% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the CDC.

IDPH is now reporting a total of 1,373,457 cases, including 22,556 deaths, since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 73,099 specimens for a total of 24,124,753.  As of Thursday night, 1,426 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 360 patients were in the ICU and 206 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 14-20, 2021 is 2.2%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 14-20, 2021 is 2.8%.

A total of 10,767,013 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 76,812 doses. 

Thursday, 126,023 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

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