Illinois officials report 1,740 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths Thursday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday reported 1,740 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and 42 deaths.
The deaths include a Bureau County man in his 50s.
IDPH is reporting a total of 1,193,260 cases and 20,668 deaths since the pandemic began. As of Wednesday night, 1,200 people were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 260 were in the intensive care unit and 128 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests is 2.4%, while the preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity is 2.9%.
IDPH also reported that 2,993,543 vaccines were administered in Illinois 952,141, 7.47% of the population, and fully vaccinated.
The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 78,942 doses. On Wednesday, 93,302 doses were administered statewide.
|County||Total Doses Administered||County Residents Fully Vaccinated||% of County Residents Fully Vaccinated|
Copyright 2021 KWQC. All rights reserved.