The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 5,018 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 25 additional deaths Wednesday.
As of late Tuesday, Illinois had 1,487 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Of those, 152 were in intensive care units and 51 were on ventilators.
For Tuesday, the state administered 11,622 vaccines.
From the IDPH’s data dashboard:
Case rate per 100,000: 37.5 (up 2.8 from Tuesday)
Percentage of ICU beds available: 17%
COVID-19-diagnosed hospital admissions (seven-day rolling average): 136 (up two from Tuesday)
Weekly deaths reported: 48
Illinois has seen 3,584,009 total cases of the virus, and 34,388 people have died.
County-by-county update: As of mid-April, the IDPH will provide a county-by-county update focusing on the case rate per 100,000 people, the percentage of ICU beds available, a rolling seven-day average of COVID-19-diagnosed hospital admissions and weekly deaths.
The definition of a COVID-19-diagnosed hospital admission is as follows: the seven-day average of daily number of hospital admissions given a diagnosis of COVID-19 as measured using the Illinois Syndromic Surveillance System.
Illinois collects all emergency department and inpatient visits through syndromic surveillance from all acute care hospitals in Illinois in near-real time. Data is presented with a three-day lag to allow time for diagnosis to be reported.
At the county level, a visit is counted by where the patient resides. A patient with multiple visits will be counted for each visit. Admissions may not be because of COVID-19 as the primary cause. Syndromic surveillance data is not the same source used by the CDC to report COVID-19 hospital admissions data.
|County||Case Rate/100,000||% available ICU beds||COVID-19 diagnosed hospital admissions|
(7-day rolling average)
Vaccine update: As of Wednesday, the IDPH reported a total of 28,810,775 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed statewide, with 23,030,545 vaccines administered.
As of Wednesday, 8,327,368 Illinoisans have been fully vaccinated, or 65.36% of the population. Illinois has a population of 12,741,080 people.
Among Illinois residents 5 and older:
Fully Vaccinated: 8,770,803 (73.6%)
At Least 1 Dose: 9,690,988 (81.3%)
Among Illinois residents 12 and older:
Fully Vaccinated: 8,344,607 (77%)
At Least 1 Dose: 9,209,070 (85%)
Among Illinois residents 18 and older:
Fully Vaccinated: 7,700,489 (78.1%)
At Least 1 Dose: 8,503,679 (86.3%)
Among Illinois residents 65 and older:
Fully Vaccinated: 1,827,955 (89.5%)
At Least 1 Dose: 1,975,848 (95%)
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:
Suburban Cook: 72.89%
La Salle: 58.47%