COVID Update: IL reports 5,276 new cases, 7 deaths; Cook County in ‘high’ transmission, CDC says

COVID Update: IL reports 5,276 new cases, 7 deaths; Cook County in ‘high’ transmission, CDC says

CHICAGO (TOC) — Illinois reported 5,276 new COVID instances and seven new deaths Friday.

Prepare dinner County stays within the “excessive” class for COVID transmission. DuPage, Will, Lake, McHenry, Grundy, LaSalle, Boone, Winnebago and Ogle counties are additionally within the “excessive” transmission class. Kane, DeKalb and Kendall counties are within the “medium” class for COVID transmission.

IDPH mentioned “every day deaths reported on weekends and originally of the week could also be low” and “these deaths shall be captured in subsequent days.”

WATCH: Native physician offers newest on COVID, Biden’s caseThere have been a minimum of 3,528,282 complete COVID instances within the state because the begin of the pandemic and a minimum of 34,309 associated deaths.

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The Illinois Division of Well being mentioned the every day case fee per 100,000 folks is at 36.2.

As of Thursday night time, 1,453 sufferers in Illinois have been reported to be within the hospital with COVID-19. Of these, 145 sufferers have been within the ICU, and 46 sufferers with COVID-19 have been on ventilators. Well being officers say 21% of hospital beds can be found.

A complete of twenty-two,896,870 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday, and 65.28% of the state’s inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. The seven-day rolling common of vaccines administered every day is 13,232.

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