Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,989 cases, 15 deaths

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 2,989 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and eight related deaths Monday.

There have been 1,494,571 total COVID cases, including 23,776 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Aug. 16-23 is at 5.8%.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 47,434 specimens for a total of 28,314,824 since the pandemic began.

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As of Mondaynight, 2,161 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 525 patients were in the ICU and 248 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 13,833,251 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Monday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 23,821. On Monday, 19,934 vaccines were administered.

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August 24, 2021 at 12:19PM

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