Illinois health officials report 3,790 cases of COVID-19, 28 deaths

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Health officials reported nearly 3,800 cases of coronavirus in Illinois Wednesday.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,790 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 28 additional deaths.

Currently, health officials are reporting a total of 1,265,457 cases, including 21,423 deaths in Illinois since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 80,628 specimens for a total of 20,818,451.  

As of Tuesday night, 1,710 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 353 patients were in the ICU and 142 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 31-April 6, 2021 is 4.1%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 31-April 6, 2021 is 4.6%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 8,423,845.  This number includes doses allocated for the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, which effectively has ended. 

A total of 6,552,982 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. 

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 107,302 doses. 

Tuesday, 139,724 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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