Public health officials announce 5,343 new cases of COVID-19, including 130 deaths

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 5,343 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 130 more deaths.

Deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Adams County: 1 male 70s
  • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
  • Carroll County: 1 female 80s
  • Champaign County: 1 male 70s
  • Christian County: 1 male 50s
  • Clay County: 1 female over 100
  • Coles County: 1 female 90s
  • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 4 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 8 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
  • DeKalb County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s
  • DeWitt County: 1 male 60s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Franklin County: 1 female 60s
  • Fulton County: 1 female over 100
  • Hancock County: 1 female over 100
  • Henry County: 1 female 70s
  • Iroquois County: 1 female 90s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Jersey County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Kendall County: 1 female 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Macon County: 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • McDonough County: 1 female 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
  • McLean County: 1 female 90s
  • Mercer County: 1 male 80s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
  • Montgomery County: 2 males 50s, 1 male 80s
  • Morgan County: 1 male 60s
  • Ogle County: 1 male 80s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 90s
  • Pike County: 1 male 60s
  • Randolph County: 1 female 70s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 50s
  • St. Clair County: 2 females 60s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Vermilion County: 2 males 70s
  • Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Williamson County: 1 female 80s
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s

This brings the state’s total to 1,064,667 cases, including 18,179 deaths.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 102,372 specimens for a total 14,667,148.  

As of last night, 3,406 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 711 patients were in the ICU and 379 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 9–15, 2021 is 6.3%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 9–15, 2021 is 7.5%.

As of last night, 781,150 doses of vaccine were delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 268,525 doses have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.  This brings the total Illinois doses to 1,049,675.  IDPH is currently reporting a total of 471,157 vaccines administered, including 62,778 for long-term care facilities.  The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 24,506 doses. 

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