IDPH reports 1,927 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

IDPH reports 1,927 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

Illinois’ positive COVID-19 trends have continued, with the state’s Department of Public Health reporting 1,927 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths on Tuesday.

The new cases bring the state’s total to 1,657,970, while the death toll is 25,288.

The seven-day average for new cases is 2,416, down 425 from a week ago. The seven-day average for daily deaths is 27, a weekly decrease of three.

The state’s COVID-19 data were not updated Monday, when there were 1,783 COVID-19 cases and five deaths.

As of Monday, 1,646 Illinoisans were in the hospital with COVID-19, up 62 from Sunday and down 62 from the prior week.

Of the patients in the hospital, 394 were in the ICU, down six from Sunday and down 14 from the prior week. There were 213 patients on ventilators, up 20 from Sunday and down 20 from the prior week.

The seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests is 2 percent. The seven-day statewide test positivity using the number of COVID-19 positive tests over total tests is 2.6 percent.

About 80.7 percent of eligible Illinoisans ages 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 63.2 percent are fully vaccinated.

Illinois vaccinators have administered 14,893,187 COVID-19 vaccines, per state data. The seven-day average of doses administered is 27,307.

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