COVID Update: IL reports 5,737 new cases, 5 deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois reported 5,737 new COVID cases and 5 deaths Wednesday.

There have been at least 3,371,262 total COVID cases in the state since the start of the pandemic and, at least 33,959 related deaths.

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IDPH said the daily case rate per-100,000 people is at 32.2.

As of Tuesday night, 1,177 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 125 patients were in the ICU, and 59 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. IDPH reports 19% of ICU beds are available.

A total of 22,521,350 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday, and 65.06% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 10,636.

Note: The video in the player above is from a previous report.

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June 15, 2022 at 01:17PM

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