Fifteen COVID-19 Cases Reported in Southern Illinois Sunday

Fifteen COVID-19 Cases Reported in Southern Illinois Sunday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday reported 1,631 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 35 additional deaths. Fifteen new COVID-19 cases were reported in southern Illinois.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,162,154 cases, including 19,961 deaths, in 102 counties.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: seven
  • Franklin County: six
  • Saline and White counties: one each

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 7-13 is 3.6%.

A total of 2,125,375 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 445,200 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, bringing the total Illinois doses to 2,570,575.

A total of 1,783,345 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois, including 244,699 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 62,927 doses, the highest 7-day average to date. On Saturday, 59,158 doses were administered.

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