CHICAGO (CBS) — COVID cases in the state increased from Wednesday by more than 600.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,394 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 38 additional deaths.READ MORE: Arwady: Parents, Get Your Children The COVID Vaccine When It's Available To Kids 12 And Over
It’s the highest number of COVID cases reported since April 23. The number of coronavirus cases on that date was listed at 3,369.
On Wednesday IDPH reported 2,728 new confirmed and probable cases COVID cases, including 33 additional deaths.
According to the state’s health department, a total of 9,155,989 vaccines were given in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 97,434 doses.READ MORE: Where To Get Pfizer COVID-19 Shot For Children 12-15: Doctors Say Vaccinating Children Key To Helping End Pandemic
On Wednesday, 107,689 doses were reported administered in the state.
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