Illinois reports 28 additional COVID-19 deaths, including man from Winnebago County


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,765 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 28 additional deaths.

Region 1’s rolling positivity rate remains at 6.8% and hospital bed availability also remains under the 20% threshold at 15%.

IDPH reports a man in his 60’s from Winnebago County was among the latest to pass away from the virus.

The latest deaths occurred in the following locations:

– Champaign County: 1 female 100+
– Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s
– DuPage County: 1 male 70s
– Greene County: 1 female 70s
– Kankakee County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s
– McDonough County: 1 male 70s
– McLean County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
– Peoria County: 1 male 70s
– Rock Island: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
– Tazewell County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s
– Wayne County: 1 male 90s
– Whiteside County: 1 male 50s
– Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 90s
– Winnebago County: 1 male 60s
– Woodford County: 1 female 60s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,309,552 cases, including 21,722 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 81,133 specimens for a total of 21,920,359.  As of last night, 2,191 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 521 patients were in the ICU and 237 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 14-20, 2021 is 3.8%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 14-20, 2021 is 4.4%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 10,358,875.  A total of 8,342,542 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 122,842 doses.  Yesterday, 140,712 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

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