January 19, 2022
Coronavirus

Data: More than 8 million Illinois residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

IDPH: 62.88% of Illinois residents have received at least one shot

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that a total of more than 8 million Illinois residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose since COVID-19 vaccines became available.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 8,012,088 Illinois residents have received at least one vaccine dose, accounting for 62.88% of the state’s population.

The IDPH reported 3,005 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 20 additional deaths Tuesday.

For Monday, the state administered 51,241 shots. Illinois also has administered a total of 118,412 doses to 5-11 year olds, an increase of 9,627 doses from Monday’s update.

The state received the results of 77,035 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Tuesday afternoon. The state’s positivity rate went up to 2.8%.

Illinois has seen 1,747,513 total cases of the virus, and 26,137 people have died. The state has conducted a total of 37,414,978 tests since the start of the pandemic.

As of late Monday, Illinois had 1,627 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, the most since Oct. 11. Of those, 325 were in intensive care units, and 132 were on ventilators.

Vaccine update: As of Tuesday, the IDPH reported a total of 19,554,045 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed statewide, with 16,485,223 vaccines administered.

As of Tuesday, 7,296,487 Illinoisans have been fully vaccinated, or 57.27% of the population. Illinois has a population of 12,741,080 people.

State data shows 1,367,232 booster doses have been administered, an increase of 28,985 doses from Monday’s update.

Among Illinois residents 12 and older:

Fully Vaccinated: 7,771,096 (71.7%)

At Least 1 Dose: 8,489,658 (78.3%)

Among Illinois residents 18 and older:

Fully Vaccinated: 7,217,486 (73.2%)

At Least 1 Dose: 7,878,106 (79.9%)

Among Illinois residents 65 and older:

Fully Vaccinated: 1,777,858 (87%)

At Least 1 Dose: 1,934,244 (94.7%)

There can be as much as a 72-hour delay in reporting from health care providers on vaccines administered.

In northern Illinois, here is the percentage of the population fully vaccinated by county:

Chicago: 59.29%

Suburban Cook: 62.93%

Lake: 59.71%

McHenry: 58.01%

DuPage: 66.55%

Kane: 57.85%

Will: 57.99%

Kendall: 59.48%

La Salle: 51.66%

Grundy: 50.65%

DeKalb: 50.05%

Ogle: 50.36%

Lee: 52.89%

Whiteside: 47.20%

Bureau: 49.93%

Regional update: All 11 regions in the state are in Phase 5.

Regional data from the IDPH remains on a three-day lag.

The North Suburban (McHenry and Lake counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 3.6%. Currently, 23% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, McHenry County’s seven-day positivity rate average stayed flat at 4.6%. Lake County, which does about two-thirds of the testing in the region, is reporting a rolling average of 3.2%.

Hospitalizations have decreased or remained stable three out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to a total of 90 COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 3.4%. Currently, 22% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate increased to 3.6%, and DuPage County’s stayed flat at 3.3%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable one out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to 144 total COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The South Suburban (Will and Kankakee counties) region’s positivity rate stayed increased to 4.5%. Currently, 19% of ICU beds are available.

Hospitalizations have increased 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to 101 total COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The North (Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties) region’s positivity rate stayed flat at 6.8%.

Currently, 12% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, DeKalb County’s positivity rate increased to 5.2%, Lee County’s rate stayed flat at 2.5%, and Whiteside County’s went up to 3.4%.

Hospitalizations have increased 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to 136 total COVID-19 hospitalizations.

The North-Central (Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren and Woodford counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 4.2%.

Within this region, La Salle County’s seven-day positivity rate stayed flat at 2.9%. Currently, 21% of ICU beds are available. Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable for 10 out of the past 10 days. The region is up to a total of 168 COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

Chicago’s positivity rate increased to 2.5%. Currently, 17% of ICU beds are available. Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable for two out of the past 10 days.

Suburban Cook County’s positivity rate increased to 2.6%. Currently, 14% of ICU beds are available. Hospitalizations have increased 10 out of the past 10 days in this region.

John Sahly

John Sahly

John Sahly is the digital editor for the Shaw Media Local News Network. He has been with Shaw Media since 2008, previously serving as the Northwest Herald's digital editor, and the Daily Chronicle sports editor and sports reporter.