Public Health Officials Announce 2,839 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,839 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 13 additional deaths.

  • Clinton County: 1 female 70s
  • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s
  • JoDaviess County: 1 male 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s
  • Logan County: 1 female 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,254,185 cases, including 21,361 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 62,694 specimens for a total of 20,562,496.  As of last night, 1,426 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 325 patients were in the ICU and 132 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 27-April 2, 2021 is 3.8%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 27-April 2, 2021 is 4.3%.

A total of 7,335,385 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 448,830 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.  This brings the total Illinois doses to 7,784,215.  A total of 6,188,607 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 368,239 for long-term care facilities.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 110,057 doses.  Yesterday, 145,315 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

*All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered.  Information for deaths previously reported has changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.