Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 268 cases, 15 deaths

Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 268 cases, 15 deaths


CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois public health officials reported 268 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 15 related deaths Saturday.

There have been 1,387,297 total COVID cases, including 23,050 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 51,470 specimens for a total of 25,125,050 since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from June 5 to June 11, is 1.2%.

As of Friday night, 684 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 186 patients were in the ICU and 90 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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A total of 11,902,049 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Friday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 45,606. There were 38,593 doses reported administered in Illinois Friday.
Officials reported Saturday that almost 69% of adults have received a COVID vaccine and 52% are fully vaccinated.

The deaths reported Saturday include:

– Cook County: 3 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 females 90s
– Kane County: 1 male 60s

– Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
– Lake County: 1 male 60s
– LaSalle County: 1 female 80s
– Logan County: 1 female 70s
– Will County: 1 male 70s

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