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IDPH Thursday Reported 1,966 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 1,966 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 72 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,168,683 cases, including 20,129 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 11–17 is 2.7%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 11–17, 2021 is 3.3%.

60 new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday in southern Illinois. That’s according to information we received and compiled from area health departments.

Weather continues to cause vaccine delivery delays from the federal government.  We are in contact with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal agencies to understand the logistical challenges and if there is anything Illinois can do to expedite getting vaccine.

A total of doses of 2,106,800 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 445,200 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 2,552,000. 

A total of 1,977,033 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 266,037 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 61,132 doses. On Wednesday, 73,091 doses were administered. 

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