There have been 1,758,146 total COVID cases, including 26,190 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.
The seven-day statewide test positivity rate from Nov. 11-Nov. 17 is 3.6%.
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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 181,622 new specimens for a total of 37,719,347 since the pandemic began.
As of Wednesday night, 1,669 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 329 patients were in the ICU and 160 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
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A total of 16,621,901 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday, and 57.38% of the state's population is fully vaccinated. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 61,695.
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As of Tuesday, Loyola Medicine is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11 at multiple clinic sites, including mobile vaccine clinics. Online scheduling is available at loyolamedicine.org/vaccines.
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