IDPH reports 1,585 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,585 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths on Monday.
The new cases bring the state’s total to 1,701,649, while the death toll is 25,834.
The seven-day average for new cases is 2,229, up 119 from a week ago. The seven-day average for daily deaths is 27, up two from the prior week.
As of Sunday, 1,247 Illinoisans were in the hospital with COVID-19, up 16 from Saturday and up 49 from the prior week.
Of the patients in the hospital, 298 were in the ICU, down 23 from Saturday and down 50 from the prior week. There were 143 patients on ventilators, up 10 from Saturday and up two 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 2.3 percent.
About 76.5 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 70.5 percent are fully vaccinated.
Illinois vaccinators have administered 15,725,525 COVID-19 vaccines, per state data. The seven-day average of doses administered is 60,523.