Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 1,108 cases, 43 deaths as United Center vaccine site winds down – WLS-TV

CHICAGO (WLS)– Illinois public health authorities reported 1,108 brand-new validated and possible cases of COVID-19 and 43 related deaths Saturday.There have actually been 1,374,565 total COVID cases, consisting of 22,599 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported screening 59,314 specimens for a total of 24,184,067 considering that the pandemic began.The initial seven-day statewide test positivity from May 15 to May 21, is 2.8%. There were 76,652 doses reported administered in Illinois Thursday.Officials stated 64% of Illinois grownups have actually gotten at least one vaccine dose and 47% are fully vaccinated.As demand for the vaccine subsides, the mass vaccination website at the United Center is winding down operations.The walk-through part will close on Monday, while the drive-thru choice will stay open until June 24. Nearly 287,000 doses have been administered at the UC, given that the federally-run clinic launched back in March.The deaths reported Saturday consist of:- Cass County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s-Champaign County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s-Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 female 40s, 3 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 3 women 70s, 1 male 70s, 3 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s-DuPage County: 1 female 50s-Lake County: 2 women 80s, 1 male 80s-Macon County: 1 female 70s-Macoupin County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s-McLean County: 1 female 60so-Peoria County: 1 female 20s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s-Saline County: 1 male 90s-Sangamon County: 1 male 50s-Warren County: 1 female 90s-Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s-Winnebago County: 1 female 70s-Woodford County: 1 female 70s
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