Illinois reports 3,292 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in months


The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Sunday reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 40 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,101,819 cases, including 18,750 deaths. As of Saturday night, 2,994 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 617 patients were in the ICU and 321 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Jan. 17–23, 2021 is 4.8%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Jan. 17–23, 2021 is 6.0%.

IDPH is currently reporting a total of 681,473 vaccines administered, including 106,274 for long-term care facilities. On Saturday , a total of 23,653 doses were administered.  The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 27,776 doses. 

If all the mitigation metrics continue to improve, regions 1 and 2 will move into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Monday.



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