1,665 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill. on Tues.

1,665 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill. on Tues.
Cases of COVID-19 in Illinois as of Tuesday, Feb. 23. (Source: Ill. Dept. of Public Health)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,665 new cases of COVID-19, including 27 additional deaths on Tuesday, February 23.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,177,320 cases, including 20,330 deaths.

As of Monday night, 1,488 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 361 patients were in the ICU and 172 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 16-22 is 3 percent.

A total of 2,307,685 doses of the vaccine have been delivered to people in Illinois.

In addition, about 445,200 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 2,752,885.

A total of 2,254,982 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight, including 291,269 for long-term care facilities.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 55,917 doses. On Monday, 43,282 doses were administered in Illinois.

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