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Coronavirus in Illinois: 3,207 New COVID Cases, 33 Deaths, 103K Vaccinations

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Illinois health officials reported 3,207 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases and 33 additional deaths in the last day, along with over 103,000 vaccinations administered.

The newly reported coronavirus cases Friday bring the state total to 1,335,055 cases since the pandemic began and lift the total death toll to 21,960, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

In the last 24 hours, 108,063 coronavirus test specimens were returned to state laboratories, with more than 22 million now conducted during the pandemic.

The statewide positivity rate dropped to 3.4% of all tests returning positive results, and the positivity rate for individuals tested in the last seven days remained at 4%, according to IDPH data.

The state reported 103,717 vaccinations administered in the last day, according to the latest data, which brought the seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered to 92,747 doses.

As of Thursday, the state has administered over 9 million doses of coronavirus vaccine during the pandemic, while receiving 11,687,325 doses.

As of midnight, 2,024 patients were hospitalized due to COVID, with numbers gradually ticking upward over the last month. Of those patients, 475 are in ICU beds and 235 are currently on ventilators in the state.

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