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IDPH Reported 1,740 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois Thursday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,740 new COVID-19 cases, including 42 additional deaths Thursday. 

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,193,260 cases, including 20,668 deaths, in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 25–March 3 is 2.4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 25–March 3 is 2.9%.

Thirty-three new COVID-19 cases were reported in southern Illinois Thursday according to information we received and compiled from area health departments.

A total of doses of 3,563,775 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 443,700 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 4,007,475. 

A total of 2,993,543 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 330,328 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 78,942 doses. On Wednesday, 93,302 doses were administered in Illinois.

Click on the links below to see area health department information.

Egyptian Health Department

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department

Hamilton County Health Department

Jackson County Health Department

Jefferson County Health Department

Perry County Health Department

Southern Seven Health Department