IDPH: 3,790 new confirmed & probable COVID-19 cases, 28 additional deaths

News

ILLINOIS (WCIA) — There were 3,790 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), including 28 additional deaths.

In a news release, public health officials listed three central Illinois residents among the additional deaths. Those patients included:

  • A Livingston County woman in her 90s
  • A McLean County man in his 60s
  • A Menard County woman in her 70s

The public health department said there is a total of 1,265,457 COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 21,423 deaths.

IDPH officials stated, “Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 80,628 specimens for a total of 20,818,451. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 31-April 6, 2021 is 4.1%.” They also reported a preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity rate of 4.6 percent for the same time period.

As of Tuesday night, there were 1,710 people across the state hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those patients, 353 were in the ICU and 142 were on ventilators.

There is a total of 8,423,845 COVID-19 vaccine doses in Illinois. Officials said that number includes doses designated for long-term care facilities through the Pharmacy Partnership Program, which 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.  Yesterday, 139,724 doses were reported administered in Illinois.”

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.