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IDPH Monday Reported 1,997 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 1,997 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 19 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,212,110 cases, including 20,973 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 9-15 is 2.3%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 9-15 is 2.6%.

Thirty-one new COVID-19 cases and one death was reported in our area Tuesday according to information we received and compiled from area health departments.

A total of doses of 4,982,225 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 414,900 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 5,397,125. 

A total of 4,181,097 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 356,427 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 102,564 doses, the highest number to date. On Monday, 78,287 doses were reported administered in Illinois.