Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,728 new coronavirus cases, 33 deaths

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 2,728 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 33 related deaths Wednesday.

There have been 1,328,454 total COVID cases, including 21,891 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 87,698 specimens for a total of 22,469,213the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 21-27, is 4.1%.

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As of Tuesday night, 2,154 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 502 patients were in the ICU and 238 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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A total of 11,322,205 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.

A total of 9,048,300 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 100,823 doses. There were 106,173 doses reported administered in Illinois Tuesday.

The deaths reported Wednesday include:

-Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 4 females 90s

-DuPage County: 1 male 50s

-Kankakee County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s

-Macon County: 1 female 70s

-Marshall County: 1 female 90s

-McHenry County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s

-McLean County: 1 male 80s

-Monroe County: 1 male 70s

-Morgan County: 1 male 70s

-Peoria County: 1 female 80s

-Tazewell County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s

-Will County: 1 male 50s

-Winnebago County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s