CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Sunday reported 2,666 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 10 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases in the state to 1,302,241, including 21,663 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
In the last 24-hour period, 70,106 tests have been reported to the state for a total of 21,729,314.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Showers By Daybreak
As of Saturday night, 2,127 people in the state were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 510 were in intensive care and 209 were on ventilators.READ MORE: Oak Lawn Woman Got Locked Out Of Her Facebook Business Account, And Even Facebook Can't Be Sure If The Email To Blame Was A Scam
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests fromApril 11 through 17 is 4.0%.
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The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 9,930,945. A total of 8,054,634 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Saturday at midnight.