Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,049 new coronavirus cases, 28 deaths

9.4 million COVID vaccines administered in IL

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, May 6, 2021
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 2,049 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 28 related deaths Monday.

There have been 1,341,777 total COVID cases, including 22,047 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 49,473 specimens for a total of 22,872,035 since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 26-May 2, is 4.0%.

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As of Sunday night, 1,963 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 479 patients were in the ICU and 249 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 9,410,057 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 78,440 doses. There were 16,920 doses reported administered in Illinois Sunday.

The deaths reported Monday include:

-Cook County: 1 female 50s, 2 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 4 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s

-DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s

-Kane County: 1 male 70s

-Knox County: 1 male 80s

-Lake County: 1 male 80s

-Mason County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s

-Peoria County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 90s