Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,903 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death; Cook County in ‘high’ transmission level

Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 2,903 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death; Cook County in ‘high’ transmission level

CHICAGO (TOC) — Illinois reported 2,903 new COVID instances and 1 new loss of life Monday.

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

IDPH mentioned “day by day deaths reported on weekends and firstly of the week could also be low” and “these deaths can be captured in subsequent days.”

There have been not less than 3,573,895 complete COVID instances within the state because the begin of the pandemic and not less than 34,363 associated deaths.

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The day by day case charge per 100,000 inhabitants is at 34.9.

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As of Sunday evening, 1,416 sufferers in Illinois had been reported to be within the hospital with COVID-19. Of these, 157 sufferers had been within the ICU, and 50 sufferers with COVID-19 had been on ventilators. Well being officers say 24% of hospital beds can be found.

A complete of 23,009,531 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Sunday, and 65.34% of the state’s inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. The seven-day rolling common of vaccines administered day by day is 11,229.

In response to the CDC, 66 counties are actually rated at Excessive Neighborhood Degree for COVID-19. A further 31 counties in Illinois are actually rated at Medium Neighborhood Degree.

The counties listed at Excessive Neighborhood Degree are Boone, Carroll, Cook dinner, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, and Winnebago in northern Illinois; Adams, Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Fulton, Hancock, Knox, Macon, Marshall, Moultrie, Pike, Shelby, Vermillion, and Warren in central Illinois; and Bond, Calhoun, Crawford, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Wayne, Washington and Williamson in Southern Illinois.

“With 97 counties at an elevated threat stage for COVID-19, an important factor folks can do to guard themselves is to ensure they’re up-to-date on their vaccinations and boosters,” mentioned IDPH Appearing Director Amaal Tokars. “That is the best means we’ve got to guard ourselves from critical sickness, hospitalization and loss of life. So please do not wait to get up-to-date!”

The CDC recommends the next measures for folks in areas which might be rated at Excessive Neighborhood Degree for COVID-19 transmission:

Put on a well-fitting masks indoors in public, no matter vaccination standing (together with in Okay-12 colleges and different indoor group settings)In case you are immunocompromised or excessive threat for extreme illness

-Put on a masks or respirator that gives you with better safety

-Take into account avoiding non-essential indoor actions in public the place you might be uncovered

-Discuss to your healthcare supplier about whether or not you could take different precautions

-Have a plan for speedy testing if wanted (e.g., having house checks or entry to testing)

-IF YOU TEST POSITIVE: Discuss to your healthcare supplier about whether or not you’re a candidate for remedies like oral antivirals, and monoclonal antibodies

When you have family or social contact with somebody at excessive threat for extreme illness

-consider self-testing to detect an infection earlier than contact

-consider sporting a masks when indoors with them

Keep updated with COVID-19 vaccines and boostersMaintain improved air flow all through indoor areas when possibleFollow CDC suggestions for isolation and quarantine, together with getting examined if you’re uncovered to COVID-19 or have signs of COVID-19

On the Medium Neighborhood Degree, individuals who’re aged or immunocompromised (vulnerable to extreme outcomes) are suggested to put on a masks in indoor public locations. As well as, they need to be sure that to stand up up to now on their COVID-19 vaccines or get their 2nd booster, if eligible.

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