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Illinois Health Officials Report 521 New Coronavirus Cases Press "Enter" to skip to content

Illinois Health Officials Report 521 New Coronavirus Cases

The Illinois Health Officials reported Tuesday 401 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 8 additional deaths. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and nearly 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated.

Illinois Health Officials are reporting a total of 1,382,587 cases, including 22,835 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 24,273 specimens for a total of 24,640,360. As of Monday night, 1,031 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 284 patients were in the ICU and 162 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total test from May 25-31, 2021 is 1.6%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 25-31, 2021 is 1.9%. A total of 11,308,983 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 45,545 doses. On Monday, 17,077 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

Illinois will soon join a coalition of states operating lotteries for residents who have received COVID-19 vaccine shots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday. Another lottery for children ages 12 to 17 who have received one-shot offers full scholarships to any Ohio state colleges and universities. The General Assembly has paved the way for Illinois to join a bipartisan coalition of states utilizing a vaccine lottery to encourage more residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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