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Public Health Officials Thursday Announced 1,542 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 1,542 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths. In addition, 64% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 47% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,371,884 cases, including 22,536 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 13-19, 2021 is 2.7%.

A total of 10,640,990 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 65,998 doses. On Wednesday, 89,832 doses were reported administered in Illinois.