COIVD-19 ILLINOIS: 3,507 New Cases, 77 Additional Deaths Over The Weekend

COIVD-19 ILLINOIS: 3,507 New Cases, 77 Additional Deaths Over The Weekend

2:25PM SUNDAY, FEB. 21

3,507 New Cases, 77 Additional Deaths Over The Weekend

The state of Illinois reported 3,507 new cases of the coronavirus and 77 additional deaths related to the virus over the two-day weekend.

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there are now 1,174,409 total cases and 20,269 deaths in Illinois since the pandemic began.

The state’s webpage is showing 17,622,800 total COVID-19 tests and 2,702,175 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.

The seven-day test positivity rate for Region 8 (Kane and DuPage counties) remains at 4.3%, as it has for the past six days.


2:15PM FRIDAY, FEB. 19

2,219 New Cases, 63 Additional Deaths; State Passes 2 Million Vaccinations

The state of Illinois recorded a slight uptick in the number of new COVID-19 cases on the same day that it passed the 2 million mark in total vaccinations against the virus.

The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 2,219 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 63 additional deaths.

  • Adams County: 1 female teen, 1 female 90s
  • Champaign County: 2 females 70s
  • Clinton County: 1 female 60s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
  • Cumberland County: 1 female 80s
  • Douglas County: 1 female 60s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Edgar County: 1 male 60s
  • Effingham County: 1 male 80s
  • Ford County: 1 female 90s
  • Henry County: 1 male 70s
  • Kane County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 80s
  • Lake County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 male 80s
  • Macon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s
  • Madison County: 1 male 70s
  • Massac County: 1 male 70s
  • McLean County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 70s
  • Piatt County: 1 female 80s
  • Pike County: 1 male 90s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Saline County: 1 female 80s
  • St. Clair County: 2 females 50s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s
  • Stephenson County: 1 male 80s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 50s
  • Union County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Wayne County: 1 male 70s
  • White County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s
  • Williamson County: 1 female 80s

IDPH is reporting a total of 1,170,902 cases, including 20,192 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 85,963 specimens for a total of 17,474,319. As of last night, 1,596 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 366 patients were in the ICU and 190 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 12-18 is 2.8%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb.12-18 is 3.3%.

The Region 8 (Kane and DuPage Counties) seven-day test positivity rate is 4.3%.

A total of doses of 2,186,775 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 445,200 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 2,631,975.

A total of 2,060,706 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 271,142 for long-term care facilities. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 59,460 doses. Yesterday, 83,673 doses were administered, marking the highest single day amount of vaccines administered in Illinois.

*All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

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