Illinois reports 30,319 new cases of COVID-19, 178 deaths over past week

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported Friday 30,319 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 178 additional deaths since reporting last Friday.

More than 78% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 61% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

IDPH reports a total of 1,538,324 cases, including 24,067 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Since reporting on Friday, August 27, laboratories have reported 609,585 specimens for a total of 29,177,890. As of Thursday night, 2,286 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 551 patients were in the ICU and 302 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 27-September 2, 2021 is 5.0%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from August 27-September 2, 2021 is 5.4%. 

A total of 14,005,857 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 26,431 doses. 

Since reporting last Friday, 185,014 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

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