CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Saturday reported 1,922 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 42 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases in the state to 1,172,824, including 20,234 deaths.
In the last 24-hour period, 73,212 tests were reported, bringing the total to 17,547,531.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 18 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
As of Friday night, 1,551 people in the state were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. OF those, 351 were in intensive care and 171 were on ventilators.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Colder And Blustery Sunday Night
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from Feb. 13 to Feb. 19 is 2.8%.MORE NEWS: Shedd Aquarium Asks Restaurants To Help Keep Plastic Out Of Great Lakes
Friday 77,813 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 59,190. The total number of doses of vaccine delivered or allocated to the state so far is 2,702,175.