SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Health officials report 128,246 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including an increase of 386 deaths last week.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 2,149,548 cases, including 27,821 deaths, since the start of the pandemic.
As of Thursday, labs have reported 1,260,179 tests out of a total of 44,469,630. As of Wednesday night, 5,689 people in Illinois were hospitalized with COVID-19. In which, 1,010 patients are being treated in the ICU and 565 are on mechanical ventilation.
The seven-day statewide preliminary positivity rate for cases as a percentage of total testing between December 23 and December 29 was 10.2%.
Of Illinois’ total population, more than 72 percent have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 64 percent of Illinois’ total population has been fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.
Additional information and COVID-19 data can be found at dph.illinois.gov/covid19.
https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/illinois-officials-report-over-128k-covid-19-cases-386-deaths-in-last-week/ Illinois officials report more than 128K COVID-19 cases, 386 deaths last week