COVID-19 ILLINOIS: Illinois on Pace To Meet Biden's July 4 Vaccination Goal

COVID-19 ILLINOIS: Illinois on Pace To Meet Biden’s July 4 Vaccination Goal


2:30PM MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2021

Illinois on Pace To Meet Biden’s July 4 Vaccination Goal

The nation as a whole might not make the goal of 70% adults with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, but Illinois is very close already.

According to data posted by the Illinois Department of Public Health, more than 68% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose.

That data is from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which also reports that more than 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated.

The rest of the country isn’t doing as well. According to an analysis by USA Today, the rate of vaccinations around the country has sunk to new lows in recent weeks, threatening President Joe Biden’s goal of 70% of American adults with at least one dose by July 4.

The IDPH reports that 11,664,700 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 39,048 doses. Yesterday, 33,407 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

Due to ongoing data review and quality assurance efforts, data for previously reported COVID-19 vaccine doses administered are being continuously updated. Therefore, previously reported numbers may change to reflect the updated data.

IDPH will continue to report the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered daily, but will also update these data twice a month.

244 New Cases, 14 Deaths; Region 8 Test Positivity Down to 1.9%

The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 244 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 14 additional deaths.

The deaths by county, gender and age group are as follows:

  • Champaign County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 youth, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 male 50s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,385,489 cases, including 22,963 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 27,348 specimens for a total of 24,913,350. As of last night, 788 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 217 patients were in the ICU and 116 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 31-June 6, 2021 is 1.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 31-June 6, 2021 is 1.4%.

Kane-DuPage Region 8’s seven-day test positivity rate is down to 1.9%.

*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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