Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,587 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 2,587 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 9 related deaths Tuesday.

There have been 1,306,787 total COVID cases, including 21,694 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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As of Monday night, 2,288 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 522 patients were in the ICU and 223 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 62,406 specimens for a total of 21,839,226 since the pandemic began.

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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 13-19, is 4.5%.

A total of 10,162,155 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.

A total of 8,201,830 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 122,531 doses. There were 81,963 doses reported administered in Illinois Monday.

The deaths reported Tuesday include:
-Champaign County: 1 male 50s
-Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s

-Madison County: 1 male 60s
-St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
-Tazewell County: 1 female 70s
-Will County: 1 female 60s
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