Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,395 cases, 4 deaths

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Monday, August 30, 2021
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 2,395 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and four related deaths Monday.

There have been 1,518,071 total COVID cases, including 23,927 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Aug. 24-30 is at 5.7%.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 38,613 specimens for a total of 28,775,581 since the pandemic began.

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As of Sunday night, 2,203 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 517 patients were in the ICU and 272 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 13,991,927 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 25,516. On Sunday, 19,832 vaccines were administered.