Illinois adds 1,922 new COVID cases

Technicians with the McLean County Health Department vaccinate the public during a clinic Jan. 28 at Grossinger Motors Arena in downtown Bloomington. Health department staff said they are looking forward to receiving more vaccine to increase the number of people being vaccinated. The clinic space was designed by McLean County Emergency Management to accommodate greater numbers of people, but vaccine supplies are now limiting how many can get a shot in the arm.


Deaths were reported in Champaign County, a male in his 70s; Coles County, a woman in her 70s; Livingston County, a man in his 80s; Logan County, a man in his 50s; Sangamon County, a woman in her 60s and a man in his 80s; and Tazewell County, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 80s.

As of Saturday, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,172,824 cases and 20,234 deaths. As of Friday night, 1,551 Illinois residents were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 351 patients were in ICU and 171 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 12 through Friday is 3.2%.

A total of 2,256,975 vaccine doses have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including McLean County. In addition, approximately 445,200 total doses have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 2,702,175.

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A total of 2,138,519 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as Friday night, including 278,605 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 59,190 doses. On Friday, 77,813 doses were administered in Illinois.

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February 20, 2021 at 01:09PM

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