Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 460 cases, 2 deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 460 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and two related deaths Monday.

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There have been 1,397,089 total COVID cases, including 23,324 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from July 5-12 is at 2%.

There continue to be stark differences in regional positivity rate. Region 4, along the Missouri border, has the highest positivity rate at 7.11% while Region 11, which is Chicago, has the lowest at 1%.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 16,404 specimens for a total of 26,152,157 since the pandemic began.

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As of Sunday night, 441 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 84 patients were in the ICU and 36 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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A total of 12,825,103 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 17,288. There were 14,341 vaccines administered in Illinois Sunday.
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