New COVID-19 Cases Total 43 in Region Wednesday, Four Deaths

New COVID-19 Cases Total 43 in Region Wednesday, Four Deaths

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 3,790 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 28 additional deaths. In southern Illinois, 43 new cases of coronavirus, including four deaths were reported among area health health departments.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,265,457 cases, including 21,423 deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 31-April 6 is 4.6%, the highest since January 30.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jackson County: 11
  • Williamson and Saline counties: 10 each
  • Jefferson County: four
  • Hardin County: two
  • White County: one, one death
  • Massac County: two deaths
  • Franklin, Alexander, Johnson, Pulaski and Hamilton counties: one each
  • Union County: one death

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 8,423,845. The number includes doses allocated for the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, which effectively has ended.

A total of 6,552,982 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 107,302 doses. On Tuesday, 139,724 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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