IDPH reports 1,959 COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths

IDPH reports 1,959 COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,959 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state’s total to 1,304,200.

The state’s death toll is at 21,685 after 22 more deaths were reported on Monday.

The seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests is 4 percent, down 0.4 percent from last week. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity using the number of COVID-19 positive tests over total tests is 4.7 percent, a 0.2 percent decrease from last week.

There were 47,506 tests processed over the past 24 hours. A total of 21,776,820 tests have been processed.

As of Sunday night, 2,218 Illinoisans were in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 220 from last week. Of the patients in the hospital this week, 491 were in the ICU and 227 patients were on ventilators, the latter up 50 from last week.

Twenty-nine percent of Illinois’ 32,304 hospital beds were available as of Monday morning. Twenty-five percent of the state’s 3,385 ICU beds were available as were 72 percent of the state’s 5,678 ventilators.

A total of 8,119,867 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is approximately 125,212 doses, with 65,233 doses administered on Sunday.

There have been 9,930,945 doses of COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Illinois providers, including in Chicago.

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