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IDPH Tuesday Reported 1,832 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 1,832 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 13 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,224,915 cases, including 21,116 deaths, in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 16-22 is 2.5%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 16-22 is 2.9%.

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

A total of doses of 5,796,305 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 6,211,205.

A total of 4,818,097 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 363,235 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 91,000 doses. On Monday, 70,252 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

IDPH is working with the federal government on discrepancies in some of the vaccine administration data. The result of the discrepancy could be that the number of doses actually administered at this time may be underreported. IDPH will update the data as soon as the discrepancy is resolved.

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