Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 674 cases, 24 deaths

ByMichelle Gallardo and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, June 3, 2021
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 674 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 24 related deaths Thursday as the state moves toward a full reopening next week.

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There have been 1,383,739 total COVID cases, including 22,865 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 55,432 specimens for a total of 24,731,489 since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 27 to June 2, is 1.7%, the lowest it has been since it started being reported on Oct. 29.

As of Wednesday night, 997 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 273 patients were in the ICU and 154 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 11,374,677 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 37,328 doses. There were 36,372 doses reported administered in Illinois Wednesday.

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Officials reported Thursday that 67% of adults have received a COVID vaccine and 51% are fully vaccinated.

The deaths reported Thursday include:

-Adams County: 1 male 80s

-Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male, 70s, 1 female 90s

-DeWitt County: 1 male 60s

-Douglas County: 1 male 80s

-DuPage County: 1 female 90s

-Franklin County: 1 female 90s

-Jersey County: 1 female 70s

-Kane County: 1 male 30s

-Kendall County: 1 female 70s

-Lee County: 1 male 60s

-Livingston County: 1 male 70s

-McLean County: 1 female 90s

-Peoria County: 1 female 30s

-Rock Island County: 1 female 80s

-Tazewell County; 1 male 70s

-Vermilion County: 1 male 70s

-Will County: 1 male 80s

-Winnebago County: 1 female 70s