CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 2,348 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and eight related deaths Friday.
There have been 1,419,611 total COVID cases, including 23,440 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.
The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from July 23-29 is at 4.7%.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 54,563 specimens for a total of 26,823,562 since the pandemic began.
As of Thursday night, 903 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 167 patients were in the ICU and 62 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
A total of 13,211,304 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 22,064. On Thursday, 24,133 vaccines were administered.
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July 30, 2021 at 01:35PM