Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 3,807 new cases, 9 deaths

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois reported 3,807 new COVID cases and 9 related deaths Friday.

In the last week, a total of 19,551 new cases have been reported in Ilinois — up 39% from the previous week.

There have been at least 3,114,036 total COVID cases, including at least 33,568 related deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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As of Wednesday night, 613 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 82 patients were in the ICU, and 26 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. Hospitalizations are up 32% from the week prior.

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IDPH reports the seven-day average case rate in the state is at 153 cases per 100,000 people.

A total of 20,089 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday, and 64.62% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 17,703.

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April 22, 2022 at 02:06PM

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