Nearly 8K new cases of COVID-19 reported in Ill. in the last week
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,983 new cases of COVID-19, including 47 additional deaths, since Friday, July 16.
More than 73 percent of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 58 percent of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to CDC data.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,407,929 cases, including 23,401 deaths.
Since July 16, laboratories have reported 241,150 specimens for a total of 26,534,129.
As of Thursday night, 670 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 135 patients were in the ICU and 44 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from July 16-22 is 3.5 percent.
According to IDPH, a total of 13,056,857 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight.
The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 19,928 doses.
Since July 16, the health department said 139,495 doses were reported administered in the state.
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