Illinois health officials report 1,068 new cases of COVID-19, 14 deaths – WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO– Illinois health officials reported 1,068 brand-new verified and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, consisting of 14 additional deaths.

Illinois has actually set a record-high 7-day average for vaccine administration, with approximately 93,183 doses administered daily over the past week.

The deaths were reported in the following counties:

An overall of 3,824,675 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have actually been provided to companies in Illinois, consisting of Chicago. Additionally, roughly 443,700 dosages total have been allocated to the federal governments Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care centers.

This brings the overall Illinois doses to 4,268,375.

Since Saturday night, 1,141 individuals in Illinois were reported to be hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 255 clients remained in the ICU and 112 clients were on ventilators.

A total of 3,358,214 vaccines have actually been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, consisting of 344,569 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 93,183 dosages. On Saturday, 98,550 dosages were administered in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 68,094 specimens for a total of 18,640,190.

Illinois health officials are presently reporting an overall of 1,198,335 cases, including 20,763 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of overall tests from February 28 to March 6 is 2.3 percent. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 28 to March 6 is 2.8 percent.

Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80sKankakee County: 1 male 60sKendall County: 1 female 70sLake County: 1 male 70sLivingston County: 1 female 60sMadison County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 60sMassac County: 1 male 70sPeoria County: 1 female 80sWill County: 1 male 80s

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A total of 3,358,214 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, consisting of 344,569 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 93,183 dosages. On Saturday, 98,550 doses were administered in Illinois.

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