Illinois health officials report 1,631 new cases of COVID-19, 35 deaths

Coronavirus Watch Illinois

CHICAGO  Illinois health officials reported 1,631 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 35 additional deaths.

The state recorded its highest 7-day rolling average for vaccine doses administered thus far, reaching 62,927 doses.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,162,154 cases, including 19,961 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 64,949 specimens for a total of 17,171,858.

As of Saturday night, 1,777 people in Illinois were reported to be hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 373 patients were in the ICU and 189 patients were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from February 7 to February 13 is 3 percent. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 7 to February 13 is 3.6 percent.

A total of 2,125,375 vaccine doses have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. Additionally, approximately 445,200 vaccine doses have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.

This brings the total Illinois doses to 2,570,575.

A total of 1,783,345 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 244,699 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 62,927 doses, the highest total yet. On Saturday, 59,158 doses of vaccine were administered.

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