COVID-19 ILLINOIS: 1,542 New Cases, 42 Deaths; 64% of Adults Have Had 1 Shot or More

COVID-19 ILLINOIS: 1,542 New Cases, 42 Deaths; 64% of Adults Have Had 1 Shot or More



1,542 New Cases, 42 Deaths; 64% of Adults Have Had 1 Shot or More

The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 1,542 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths. In addition, 64% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 47% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Coles County: 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+
  • DeWitt County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
  • Henry County: 1 female 60s
  • Kane County: 1 male 70s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 70s
  • Lake County: 1 male 80s
  • LaSalle County: 1 female 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 female 70s
  • Logan County: 1 male 60s
  • Macon County: 1 male 90s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 60s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 30s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 70s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 50s
  • Stephenson County: 1 female 70s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 60s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 70s
  • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s

IDPH is reporting a total of 1,371,884 cases, including 22,536 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 79,529 specimens for a total of 24,051,654. As of last night, 1,488 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 404 patients were in the ICU and 226 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 13-19, 2021 is 2.2%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 13-19, 2021 is 2.7%.

The seven-day test positivity rate for Kane and DuPage Region 8 is down to 3.6%.

Vaccination Data

A total of 10,640,990 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 65,998 doses.  Yesterday, 89,832 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-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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