There have been 1,477,465 total COVID cases, including 23,699 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.
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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Aug. 11-18 is at 6.2%.
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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 75,480 specimens for a total of 27,981,948 since the pandemic began.
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As of Wednesday night, 1,994 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 449 patients were in the ICU and 220 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
A total of 13,718,714 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Wednesday. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 36,487. On Wednesday, 26,214 vaccines were administered.