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IDPH Wednesday Reported 2,793 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,793 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 20 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,227,708 cases, including 21,136 deaths, in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 17-23 is 2.8%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 17-23 is 3.1%.

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

A total of doses of 5,853,915 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 6,268,815. 

A total of 5,036,364 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 363,711 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 97,680 doses. On Tuesday. 107,219 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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