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Public Health Officials Tuesday Announced 1,495 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 1,495 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 21 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,368,709 cases, including 22,466 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 11-17, 2021 is 2.8%.

A total of 10,433,777 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 56,593 doses. On Monday, 25,936 doses were reported administered in Illinois. The server pharmacies use was experiencing delays and some doses administered at pharmacies are missing from Monday’s number. The issue looks to be resolved and those doses are expected to be included with Wednesday’s data.