SPRINGFIELD (WEEK) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 19,244 new cases of COVID-19 -- along with 209 new deaths -- since Friday, October 1.
Of the total population of Illinois, 69% have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. 54% of the total population is fully vaccinated, according to an IDPH release.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,650,108 cases and 25,224 deaths.
Since reporting last Friday, laboratories have reported 903,198 specimens for a total of 32,938,108. As of last night, 1,653 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 412 patients were in the ICU and 209 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from October 1-7, 2021 is 2.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from October 1-7, 2021 is 2.6%.
A total of 14,822,824 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 35,898 doses. Since reporting on Friday, October 1, 2021, 251,287 doses were reported administered in Illinois.