444 deaths, over 201k new cases of COVID-19 reported over past week in Illinois
(Heart of Illinois ABC) - The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting Friday 444 deaths and 201,428 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 since December 31, 2021.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 2,382,437 cases, including 28,361 deaths.
Since December 31, 2021, laboratories have reported 1,322,127 specimens for a total of 45,992,122.
As of Thursday night, 7,096 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,123 patients were in the ICU and 639 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from December 31, 2021 – January 6, 2022, is 15.2%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from December 31, 2021 – January 6, 2022, is 18.5%.
A total of 19,535,937 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 42,098 doses. Since December 31, 2021, 294,687 doses were reported administered in Illinois.
Of Illinois’ total population, 73% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 64% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, and 40% boosted according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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