Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 301 cases, 6 deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois public health officials reported 301 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and four related deaths Tuesday.

The state also reported a major milestone: more than 6 million people in Illinois are now fully vaccinated.

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There have been 1,391,480 total COVID cases, including 23,223 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 46,005 specimens for a total of 25,755,919 since the pandemic began.

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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from June 21 to June 28 remains unchanged at 0.8%.

As of Monday night, 448 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 103patients were in the ICU and 43 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 12,564,172 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Monday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 43,381. There were 23,095 vaccines administered in Illinois Monday.

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June 29, 2021 at 01:05PM

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