Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,813 new coronavirus cases, 32 deaths

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Saturday, May 1, 2021
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 2,813 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 32 related deaths Saturday.

There have been 1,337,868 total COVID cases, including 21,992 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 83,070 specimens for a total of 22,749,403 since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 24-30, is 4.1%.

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As of Friday night, 2,000 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 473 patients were in the ICU and 238 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 11,802,395 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.

A total of 9,348,459 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Friday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 87,494 doses. There were 88,753 doses reported administered in Illinois Friday.

The deaths reported Saturday include:

- Champaign County: 1 male 60s

- Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 3 males 70s

- DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s

- Fulton County: 1 female 60s

- Jasper County: 1 male 80s

- Kane County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s

- Kankakee County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 80s

- Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s

- LaSalle County: 1 female 80s

- Macon County: 1 female 60s

- Madison County: 1 female 30s

- McLean County: 1 female 80s

- Ogle County: 1 male 70s

- Tazewell County: 1 female 70s

- Will County: 1 male 60s

- Winnebago County: 1 female 50s

- Woodford County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 60s