Illinois health officials report 408 cases of COVID-19, 23 deaths

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Daily report of coronavirus in Illinois

Health officials reported 408 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois Wednesday, including 23 additional deaths. 

Illinois Department of Public Health is now reporting a total of 1,386,262 cases, including 22,997 deaths, since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 41,758 specimens for a total of 24,991,516.  

As of Tuesday night, 797 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 209 patients were in the ICU and 109 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 2-8, 2021 is 1.0%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from June 2-8, 2021 is 1.3%.

In addition, more than 68% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A total of 11,759,105 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 45,852 doses.  Yesterday, 50,231 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

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