Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,585 new coronavirus cases, nine new deaths; Cook County in ‘high’ transmission level

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,585 new coronavirus cases, nine new deaths; Cook County in ‘high’ transmission level

CHICAGO (TOC) — Illinois reported 2,585 new COVID circumstances and 9 new deaths Wednesday.

Cook dinner County stays within the “excessive” class for COVID transmission.

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

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There have been at the very least 3,550,589 whole COVID circumstances within the state for the reason that begin of the pandemic and at the very least 34,335 associated deaths.

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The Illinois Division of Well being stated the every day case price per 100,000 folks is at 38.4.

As of Tuesday night time, 1,465 sufferers in Illinois have been reported to be within the hospital with COVID-19. Of these, 159 sufferers have been within the ICU, and 40 sufferers with COVID-19 have been on ventilators. Well being officers say 21% of hospital beds can be found.

A complete of twenty-two,957,781 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Tuesday, and 65.31% of the state’s inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. The seven-day rolling common of vaccines administered every day is 12,990.

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