CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Sunday reported 2,942 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 16 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases in the state to 1,279,772, including 21,505 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
In the last 24-hour period, 69,600 tests were reported for a total of 21,172,007.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
As of Saturday night, 1,834 people in the state were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 409 were in intensive care and 176 were on ventilators.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from April 4 to April 10 is 4.2%.
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The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 9,001,105. A total of 7,178,611 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight Saturday.