Ill. Dept. of Public Health reports 3,235 new cases of COVID-19

Ill. Dept. of Public Health reports 3,235 new cases of COVID-19
Cases of COVID-19 in Illinois as of Friday, April 2. (Source: Ill. Dept. of Public Health)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,235 cases of COVID-19, including 24 additional deaths.

Of the newly reported deaths, one was a man in his 60s from Saline County.

Currently, IDPH reported a total of 1,251,346 cases, including 21,349 deaths.

As of Thursday night, 1,445 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 314 patients were in the ICU and 129 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 20,499,802 tests for the virus have been conducted in the state.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 26-April 1 is 4.1 percent.

According to IDPH, a total of 7,300,095 doses of the vaccine have been delivered to providers.

In addition, approximately 448,830 doses have been allocated to the Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.

This brings the total Illinois doses to 7,748,925.

A total of 6,043,292 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight, including 368,124 for long-term care facilities.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily was 108,811 doses.

On Thursday, 124,870 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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