IDPH announces 1,741 new cases of COVID-19, 30 additional deaths


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,741 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 90s
  • Fulton County: 1 male 80s
  • Grundy County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 1 female 80s
  • Kendall County: 1 male 60s
  • Knox County: 1 male 60s
  • Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • LaSalle County: 2 females 70s
  • Livingston County: 1 male 80s
  • McDonough County: 1 male 50s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 40s
  • Saline County: 1 female 70s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 60s
  • Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
  • Will County: 1 female 60s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,354,967 cases, including 22,223 deaths.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 65,930 specimens for a total of 23,347,731.

As of last night, 1,870 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 452 patients were in the ICU and 232 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 2-8 is 2.9%.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 2-8 is 3.4%.

A total of 9,908,489 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 73,622 doses.

Yesterday, 80,843 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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