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Public Health Officials Wednesday Announced 1,633 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 1,633 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 28 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,370,342 cases, including 22,494 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 12-18, 2021 is 2.7%.

A total of 10,551,158 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 62,884 doses. On Tuesday, 117,381 doses were reported administered in Illinois. The server pharmacies use to report doses was experiencing delays over the past several days and many doses were not entered. Those doses have now been added and are included in today’s number.