Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 298 cases, 11 deaths

Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 298 cases, 11 deaths

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois public health officials reported 298 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 11 related deaths Sunday.

There have been 1,387,595 total COVID cases, including 23,061 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 35,598 specimens for a total of 25,160,648 since the pandemic began.

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from June 6 to June 12, is 1.2%.

As of Saturday night, 625 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 180 patients were in the ICU and 93 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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A total of 11,924,966 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of Saturday night. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 41,953. There were 22,917 doses reported administered in Illinois Saturday.

Officials reported Sunday that more than 69% of adults have received a COVID-19 vaccine and 52% are fully vaccinated.

The deaths reported Sunday include:

– Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s 1 female 70s
– Greene County: 1 male 40s

– Knox County: 1 female 90s
– Lake County: 1 male 60s
– Tazewell County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
– Vermilion County: 1 female 90s
– Will County: 1 male 80s

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