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IDPH Wednesday Reported 1,795 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 1,795 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 26 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,359,748 cases, including 22,285 deaths, in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 5-11, 2021 is 3.3%.

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

A total of 10,110,969 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 80,591 doses. On Tuesday, 73,345 doses were reported administered in Illinois.