CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Saturday reported 2,907 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 25 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases in the state to 1,318,998, including 21,802 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
In the last 24-hour period, 94,766 tests have been reported for a total of 22,208,256.READ MORE: Elmhurst University Student Charged With Making Up Story About Man With Gun That Sent Campus Into Lockdown For Hours
As of Friday night 2,048 people in the state were reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 462 were in intensive care and 234 were on ventilators.READ MORE: City Panel Backs $97 Million Sale Of Vacant Michael Reese Hospital Site For Massive 'Bronzeville Lakefront' Development
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Friday 125,524 COVID-19 vaccine doses were reportedly administered in the state, bringing the seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily to 113,814 and the total number of doses administered in the state to 8,736,002.