IDPH reports more than 207,000 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week


Illinois COVID-19
Illinois COVID-19(Associated Press)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 12:24 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 NEWS) - Since January 7th, 2022, 738 people have died and there are 207,203 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported Friday a total of 2,589,640 cases, including 29,099 deaths, in 102 counties throughout the state.

Since January 7, 2022, laboratories have reported 1,956,972 specimens for a total of 47,949,094.

As of Thursday night, 7,320 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. 

Of those, 1,148 patients were in the ICU and 657 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

Updated data analysis shows almost 90% of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Illinois are unvaccinated.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 7 – 13, 2022 is 10.6%. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 7 – 13, 2022 is 15.6%.

A total of 19,893,424 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. 

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 51,070 doses. 

Since January 7, 2022, 357,487 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

Of Illinois’ total population, almost 74% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, 65% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, and more than 42% boosted according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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