Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 1,182 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 1,182 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and five deaths on Monday.

The five deaths reported Monday is the lowest single-day total since August 10. IDPH reported a total of 1,199,517 COVID-19 cases, including 20,767 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

As of Sunday night, 1,178 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 266 patients were in the ICU and 118 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 39,636 specimens for a total of 18,679,826 since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 1-7 is 2.8%.

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A total of 3,824,675 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago, with an additional 443,700 doses allocated to federal government partners for long-term care facilities, bringing the total number delivered in Illinois to 4,268,375.

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IDPH reports that a total of 3,387,778 vaccine doses have been administered, including 347,915 at long-term facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered is 90,135.

On Sunday, 29,564 vaccine doses were administered.

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The deaths reported Monday include:
-Christian County: 1 female 70s
-Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
-Monroe County: 1 male 90
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