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IDPH Reported 2,104 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,104 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 44 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,191,520 cases, including 20,626 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 24–March 2 is 2.4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 24–March 2 is 2.9%.

Fifty-eight new COVID-19 cases and one death from the virus was reported in southern Illinois Wednesday according to information we received and compiled from area health departments.

A total of doses of 3,392,925 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 3,836,625. 

A total of 2,900,341 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 328,795 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 84,202 doses. On Tuesday, 82,449 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