Ill. Dept. of Public Health reports nearly 4K new cases of COVID-19

Ill. Dept. of Public Health reports nearly 4K new cases of COVID-19
Cases of COVID-19 in Illinois as of Wednesday, April 7. (Source: Ill. Dept. of Public Health)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,790 new cases of COVID-19, including 28 additional deaths, on Wednesday, April 7.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,265,457 cases, including 21,423 deaths.

A total of 20,818,451 tests have been performed in the state.

As of Tuesday night, 1,710 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 353 patients were in the ICU and 142 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 31-April 6 was 4.6 percent.

According to IDPH, the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois was 8,423,845.

This number includes doses allocated for the for the Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, which effectively has ended.

A total of 6,552,982 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 107,302 doses.

On Tuesday, 139,724 doses were reported administered in the state.

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