More than 11 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Illinois


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,139 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional deaths. 

In addition, 66% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 49% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,378,388 cases, including 22,676 deaths.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 57,402 specimens for a total of 24,366,520.

As of last night, 1,395 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 351 patients were in the ICU and 181 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 19-25 is 2%.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 19-25 is 2.6%.

A total of 11,049,665 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 71,215 doses.

Yesterday, 59,494 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

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