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Public Health Officials Sunday Reported 2,428 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – 2,428 new COVID-19 cases, including 40 additional deaths, were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health Sunday.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,126,301 cases, including 19,243 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Jan. 24–30 is 3.9%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Jan. 24–30 is 5%.

A total of 1,333,475 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 496,100 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 1,829,575. IDPH is currently reporting a total of 981,988 vaccines administered, including 156,872 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 42,931 doses. On Saturday, a total of 36,851 doses were administered.

The Egyptian Health Department Sunday reported nine new COVID-19 cases. Three were in Saline County. Six were in White County.