Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,422 new cases, zero deaths

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,422 new cases, zero deaths

CHICAGO (TOC) — Illinois reported 2,422 new COVID circumstances and no deaths Monday.

There have been at the very least 3,147,663 whole COVID circumstances, together with at the very least 33,620 associated deaths within the state for the reason that pandemic started.

The seven-day common case charge was reported to be 200 circumstances per 100,000.

As of Sunday night time, 699 sufferers in Illinois have been reported to be within the hospital with COVID-19. Of these, 72 sufferers have been within the ICU, and 21 sufferers with COVID-19 have been on ventilators.

A complete of 21,900,213 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday, and 64.72% of the state’s inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. The seven-day rolling common of vaccines administered every day is 14,062.

Friday, suburban Prepare dinner County moved to a “medium” stage of COVID transmission threat as a result of elevated variety of optimistic circumstances, based on the Prepare dinner County Division of Public Well being.

The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention’s COVID-19 Group Ranges Framework defines “medium” transmission as greater than 200 circumstances per 100,000 residents, and as of Thursday, suburban Prepare dinner County is reporting 210 circumstances per 100,000 residents within the final 7 days, well being officers mentioned.

Based mostly on the present CDC steering, CCDPH recommends:

sporting a masks indoors to guard these at excessive threat for extreme sickness from a COVID an infection together with adults over the age of fifty, these with underlying medical circumstances, and the immunocompromised,socializing outdoor if doable and avoiding poorly ventilated indoor settings,getting examined earlier than attending a household or public occasion. Residence assessments are perfect for this objective,contacting your physician straight away to get remedy for COVID in case you are recognized, andgetting any COVID-19 vaccine boosters that you’re eligible for.In suburban Prepare dinner County, greater than 1.9 million residents (86% of the inhabitants) have obtained at the very least one dose of the vaccine and virtually 1.5 million (65% are absolutely vaccinated, based on well being officers.

Chicago Public Faculties management despatched a letter to households Friday, saying partly: “CPS will proceed doing every little thing doable to offer all college students with the secure, in-person studying atmosphere they want and deserve. You are able to do your half by fastidiously monitoring your loved ones’s well being, by guaranteeing that everybody in your family who’s eligible receives their COVID vaccines and boosters, and by signing your little one up for normal COVID-19 testing at school when you’ve got not completed so already.”

Because the pandemic began, three out of each 1,000 Individuals have died of COVID-19.

During the last two years, greater than 993,000 have died from the virus. Individuals 65 and older accounted for about 3/4 of these deaths.

CDC knowledge additionally reveals COVID has been the third main explanation for dying within the U.S. each in 2020 and 2021.

Moderna’s request for FDA authorization for a COVID vaccine for youngsters aged 6 months to five years previous may very well be a game-changer for fogeys of the 18 million U.S. youngsters who stay unvaccinated. The corporate has requested for emergency authorization for a two-dose vaccine, with pictures given 4 weeks aside.

Pediatricians say the info reveals the Moderna vaccine to be very efficient at retaining youngsters out of the hospital and dying. They are saying unwanted side effects aren’t any completely different than different pediatric vaccines.

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