65% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and 48% are fully vaccinated


FILE – In this March 19, 2021, file photo, a nurse fills a syringe with COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo. The COVID-19 infections among the New York Yankees team and staff underscore that coronavirus infections are possible even after vaccination. One player, three coaches and four staff members have tested positive since Sunday, May 9, 2021. All eight were vaccinated in April or March. Only one developed any symptoms. No vaccine works 100% of the time, so sometimes vaccinated people get infected or even sick. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — On Sunday, May 23, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 943 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in the state and 24 new deaths.

  • Cook County: 2 female 60s, 2 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • DuPage County; 1 female 50s, 2 males 60s, 3 males 80s
  • Ford County: 1 male 90s
  • Kane County: 1 female 60s
  • Kendall County: 1 male 80s
  • LaSalle County: 1 female 40s
  • Macon County: 1 female 70s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s
  • Williamson County: 1 male 70s

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows 65% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 48% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,375,508 cases, including 22,623 deaths.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 49,200 specimens for a total of 24,233,267. As of Thursday night, 1,417 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 343 patients were in the ICU and 195 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total tests from May 16-May 22 is 2.2%.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 16-May 22 is 2.8%.

A total of 10,904,411 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. 

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 75,546 doses.

On Saturday, 60,746 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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