COVID-19 Cases Total 64 in Regional Reports Monday

COVID-19 Cases Total 64 in Regional Reports Monday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday reported 1,143 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 20 additional deaths. Southern Illinois health departments reported a total of 64 cases across the region.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,187,839 cases, including 20,536 deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Perry County: 33 (since 2/24, one at correctional facility)
  • Saline County: seven
  • Jefferson County: six (since 2/27)
  • Williamson, Massac and White counties: four each
  • Franklin and Jackson counties: two each
  • Alexander County: one
  • Hamilton County: one (since 2/26)

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 22–28 is 2.7%.

A total of 2,740,105 vaccine doses have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 443,700 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, bringing the total Illinois doses to 3,183,805.

Additionally, a total of 2,756,831 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 319,393 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 77,876 doses. On Sunday, 50,897 doses were administered in Illinois.