CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Sunday reported 1,431 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 22 deaths. This brings the total number of cases in the state to 1,221,863, including 21,081 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
In the last 24-hour period, 70,102 tests were reported to the state for a total of 19,629,022.READ MORE: 'I Just Wanted To See My Grandma': Suburban Chicago Teens Help Peers Get COVID Vaccine Appointments
As of Saturday night, 1,132 people in the state were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 236 were in intensive care and 97 were on ventilators.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Pattern
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests from March 14 to March 20 is 2.5%
On Saturday 75,380 COVID-19 vaccine doses were reportedly administered in the state, bringing the seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily to 95,171. As of Saturday night, 4,706,502 vaccines have been administered in the state, including 361,886 for longterm care facilities.MORE NEWS: Man Lost Everything As He Waited On Callback From Illinois Department Of Employment Security That Never Came
The total number of vaccines delivered or allocated to Illinois is currently5,756,795.