Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 1,959 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois public health officials reported 1,959 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 22 related deaths Monday.

There have been 1,304,200 total COVID cases, including 21,685 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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As of Sunday night, 2,128 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 491 patients were in the ICU and 227 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 47,506 specimens for a total of 21,776,820 since the pandemic began.

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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 12-18, is 4.7%.

A total of 9,930,945 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.

A total of 8,119,867 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 125,212 doses. There were 65,233 doses reported administered in Illinois Sunday.

The deaths reported Monday include:

Cook County: 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s

-DuPage County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 80s

-Mason County: 1 male 60s

-Peoria County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s

-St. Clair County: 1 female 80s

-Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s

-Winnebago County: 1 male 50s

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April 19, 2021 at 12:12PM

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