IL COVID Update: 1,741 COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths reported

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Monday, May 10, 2021
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Illinois COVID metrics allow the reopening Bridge Phase to start on May 14, and could move into Phase 5 as soon as June 11, Gov. Prtizker said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois public health officials reported 1,741 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 30 related deaths Sunday.

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There have been 1.35 million total COVID cases, including 22,223 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 65,930 specimens for a total of 23,347,731 since the pandemic began.

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The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 2 to May 8, is 3.4%.

As of Saturday night, 1,870 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 452 patients were in the ICU and 232 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 9,908,489 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Saturday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 73,622 doses. There were 80,843 doses reported administered in Illinois Saturday.

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The deaths reported Sunday include:

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

- DuPage County: 1 female 90s

- Fulton County: 1 male 80s

- Grundy County: 1 male 60s

- Kane County: 1 female 80s

- Kendall County: 1 male 60s

- Knox County: 1 male 60s

- Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s

- LaSalle County: 2 females 70s

- Livingston County: 1 male 80s

- McDonough County: 1 male 50s

- Rock Island County: 1 male 40s

- Saline County: 1 female 70s

- Tazewell County: 1 male 60s

- Vermilion County: 1 male 70s

- Will County: 1 female 60s

- Winnebago County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s