COVID Update: IL reports 6,147 new cases, 12 deaths; Chicago area counties upgraded to ‘high’ risk

COVID Update: IL reports 6,147 new cases, 12 deaths; Chicago area counties upgraded to ‘high’ risk

CHICAGO (TOC) — Illinois reported 6,147 new COVID circumstances and 12 deaths Friday as the chance of transmission was upgraded for a number of Chicago space counties.

Boone, Prepare dinner, DeKalb, DuPage, Lake (IL), Kane, Kendall and McHenry counties all are within the “excessive” threat for neighborhood transmission of COVID, in keeping with the CDC.

There have been at the least 3,352,983 whole COVID circumstances within the state because the begin of the pandemic and, at the least 33,926 associated deaths.

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As of Thursday evening, 1,189 sufferers in Illinois had been reported to be within the hospital with COVID-19. Of these, 124 sufferers had been within the ICU, and 27 sufferers with COVID-19 had been on ventilators. IDPH stories 20% of ICU beds can be found.

IDPH officers reported a seven-day case common of 38.1 per 100,000 individuals.

A complete of twenty-two,485,224 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Thursday, and 65.03% of the state’s inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. The seven-day rolling common of vaccines administered each day is 11,813.

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