COVID-19 ILLINOIS: 2,765 New Cases, 28 Deaths; Data Shows Signs That '4th Wave' Could Be Declining

COVID-19 ILLINOIS: 2,765 New Cases, 28 Deaths; Data Shows Signs That ‘4th Wave’ Could Be Declining

4PM WEDNESDAY. APRIL 21

2,765 New Cases, 28 Deaths; Data Shows Signs That ‘4th Wave’ Is Declining

 

State data is showing signs of a downward trend in case counts and test positivity rates — suggesting that the pandemic could be entering its final stages if the numbers continue to trend in that direction.

Data posted on the Illinois COVID-19 Modeling Page (screenshot of graphic at top above) shows the statewide curve just beginning to make a downward turn.

The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 2,765 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 28 additional deaths.

  • Champaign County: 1 female 100+
  • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
  • Greene County: 1 female 70s
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s
  • McDonough County: 1 male 70s
  • McLean County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 70s
  • Rock Island: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s
  • Wayne County: 1 male 90s
  • Whiteside County: 1 male 50s
  • Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 90s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 60s
  • Woodford County: 1 female 60s

IDPH is reporting a total of 1,309,552 cases, including 21,722 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 81,133 specimens for a total of 21,920,359.  As of last night, 2,191 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 521 patients were in the ICU and 237 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 14-20 is 3.8%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 14-20 is 4.4%.

The seven-day test positivity rate for Kane-DuPage Region 8 is 6.1%. It had been as high as 7.4% a week earlier.

Vaccination Data

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 10,358,875. A total of 8,342,542 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 122,842 doses. Yesterday, 140,712 doses were reported 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 dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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