CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 3,561 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 16 related deaths Tuesday.
There have been 1,605,320 total COVID cases, including 24,699 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.
The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Sept. 15-21 is at 3.9%.
Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 118,813 specimens for a total of 30,912,653 since the pandemic began.
As of Tuesday night, 2.028 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 494 patients were in the ICU and 262 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
A total of 14,377,808 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 19,494. On Monday , 13,799 vaccines were administered.
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September 22, 2021 at 12:26PM