Health officials report 2,137 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois; 10 deaths


Health officials reports 2,137 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois Monday, including 10 additional deaths.

The Illinois Department of Public Health is now reporting a total of 1,323,170 cases, including 21,836 deaths, since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 49,236 specimens for a total of 22,318,791.  

As of Sunday night, 2,083 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 506 patients were in the ICU and 251 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 19-25, 2021 is 3.5%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 19-25, 2021 is 4.1%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 10,913,325.  A total of 8,860,975 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 105,873 doses. 

Sunday, 50,512 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

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