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1,139 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.

Cases of COVID-19 in Illinois as of Wednesday, May 26.
Cases of COVID-19 in Illinois as of Wednesday, May 26.(Ill. Dept. of Public Health)
Published: May. 26, 2021 at 1:20 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,139 new cases of COVID-19, including 27 additional deaths, on Wednesday, May 26.

In addition, 66 percent of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 49 percent of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated.

Of the newly reported deaths, one was a man in his 50s from Williamson County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,378,388 cases, including 22,676 deaths.

A total of 24,366,520 tests for the virus have been conducted.

As of Tuesday night, 1,395 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 351 patients were in the ICU and 181 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 19-25 is 2.6 percent.

According to IDPH, a total of 11,049,665 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 71,215 doses.

On Tuesday, 59,494 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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