Public Health Officials Announce
4,449 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week
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[September 19, 2021]
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
today reported 4,449 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus
disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 62 additional deaths since
reporting last Friday, July 9, 2021.
73% of Illinois adults have received at least
one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 57% of Illinois adults are
fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,399,946 cases, including
23,357 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges
from younger than one to older than 100 years. Since reporting on
Friday, July 9, 2021, laboratories have reported 228,430 specimens
for a total of 26,292,979. As of last night, 476 individuals in
Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of
those, 94 patients were in the ICU and 28 patients with COVID-19
were on ventilators.
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The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for
cases as a percent of total test from July 9-15, 2021 is 1.9%. The
preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from July 9-15, 2021
A total of 12,917,362 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as
of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines
administered daily is 21,217 doses. Since reporting on Friday, July
9, 2021, 148,520 doses were reported administered in Illinois.
*All data are provisional and will change. Additional information
and COVID-19 data can be found at
[Illinois Office of Communication and