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IDPH Thursday Reported 2,325 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 2,325 new COVID-19 cases  in Illinois, including 34 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,216,090 cases, including 21,022 deaths, in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 11-17, 2021 is 2.4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 11-17, 2021 is 2.7%.

Forty new COVID-19 cases were reported in our area Thursday according to information we received and compiled from area health departments.

A total of doses of 5,172,415 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 5,587,315. 

A total of 4,375,171 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 359,041 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 99,210 doses. On Wednesday, 91,684 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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