SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 2,556 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 23 additional deaths. Southern Illinois health departments reported 30 new cases of coronavirus throughout the region.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,325,726 cases, including 21,858 deaths.
Local case breakdown:
- Saline County: six
- Jackson County: five
- Franklin County: four
- Williamson and Johnson counties: three each
- Jefferson and Massac counties: two each
- Hamilton, Hardin, Pope, Pulaski and Union counties: one each
The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 20-26 is 4.1%.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 11,149,675. A total of 8,942,127 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 105,757 doses. On Monday, 81,152 doses were reported administered in Illinois.