SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 1,249 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases on Sunday, along with 22 additional deaths.
Fatal cases are listed in the following counties:
- Champaign County: 1 male 80s
- Christian County: 1 male 70s
- Clark County: 1 male 60s
- Cook County: 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 female over 100
- DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
- Kane County: 1 male 70s
- Kendall County: 1 female 60s
- Knox County: 1 male 90s
- Livingston County: 1 male 80s
- Pulaski County: 1 female 70s
- St. Clair County: 1 male 90s
- Will County: 1 male 90s
- Williamson County: 1 male 80s
- Winnebago County: 1 male 80s
IDPH has reported a total of 1,186,696 cases and 20,516 deaths connected to the virus since the start of the pandemic.
Over the past day, laboratories reported 66,500 tested specimens for a total of 18,136,253.
As of Saturday night, 1,265 people were hospitalized in Illinois with COVID-19. Of those, 303 patients were in the ICU and 150 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 21–27, 2021 is 2.4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 21–27, 2021 is 2.7%.
A total of 2,740,105 vaccine doses have been delivered to providers in Illinois. Additionally, around 443,700 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.
This brings the total Illinois doses to 3,183,805.
A total of 2,705,934 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight Sunday, including 315,416 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 79,140 doses.
On Saturday, 79,266 doses were administered in Illinois.