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IDPH Sunday Reported 1,741 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday reported 1,741 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 30 additional deaths.

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

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

Nineteen new COVID-19 cases and one death from the virus was reported in our area Sunday according to information we received and compiled from area health departments.

A total of 9,908,489 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 73,622 doses. On Saturday, 80,843 doses were reported administered in Illinois.