Illinois COVID update today: IL reports 3,667 new cases, 87 deaths; Regions 8,9 Tier 1 go into mitigation


CHICAGO (WLS) – Illinois health officials reported 3,667 new COVID-19 cases and 87 deaths on Tuesday.

It was announced by Illinois officials that Region 8 (DuPage and Kane counties) and Region 9 (Lake and McHenry counties) have moved to Tier 1 mitigation, which allows indoor feeding to resume.

All Illinois territories are now in Tier 1 mitigation or in Phase 4 of reopening, except Region 4 near St. Louis.

The total number of cases in Illinois since the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic is 1,108,430, with a total of 18,883 deaths.

Within the last 24 hours, laboratories have reported 69,285 samples for a total of 15,553,319.

As of Monday night, 3,001 patients in Illinois with COVID-19 were reported to be in hospital. Of them, 608 patients were in ICU and 320 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilator.

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The initial seven-day statewide test positivity from January 19–25 is 5.7%.

The test positivity rate is a metric that the state began to provide in late October. It is calculated using the total number of positive tests over the number of total trials. It is a metric that is used by state health officials to make decisions about nausea.

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Providers in Illinois have been given a total of 1,227,625 doses, provided to providers in Illinois, including Chicago, with an additional 537,050 doses allocated to long-term care facilities to federal government partners for the total number distributed in Illinois. Gets up to 1,764,00075.

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IDPH reports that a total of 719,995 vaccine doses have been administered, including 110,403 in long-term facilities. The seven-day rolling average of administered vaccines is 30,180.

Illinois is now reporting eight more cases of new, possibly more infectious COVID-19 variants identified for the first time in the United Kingdom. Before now, only one case was confirmed here. All nine of these cases are within Cook County.

IDPH states that the vaccine delivery number is stated in real-time and that the vaccine administration number is more than 72 hours.

With Illinois now in Phase 1B, more than 65 people and many required employees are now eligible to receive the vaccine. Which includes about 3.2 million additional people.

The Illinois National Guard will assist with vaccinations at Cook County Health Centers in half a dozen suburbs. There are plans to deploy more across the state.
Officials said that starting Monday, guard-supported sites will take 1B appointments, as pharmacies will be employed at hundreds of Volgren, CVS and Jewel locations.

Walgreens is providing the vaccine at 92 sites across the state and appointments can be made on their website, while Jewel-Osco will begin vaccinating eligible residents on Tuesday, with appointments available on their website.

Governor JB Pritzkar said that there is a plan to launch a walk-in location when the vaccine volume increases.

On Monday, Governor Pritzker and Cook County Board President Tony Preckwinkle visited the Tinley Park Convention Center, which is preparing to become a mass vaccination site.

Governor Pritzkar announced the creation of a new portal, coronavirus.illipedia.gov, to provide the latest information on vaccines.

“Today, as we launch the latest phase of our vaccine administration plan for frontline essential staff and people 65 and older, I am proud to announce our statewide vaccination site locator, by zip code and city, On coronoviralinsin .gov, ”said Governor J.B. Pritzker. “The site will serve as a hub for all vaccine-related information, directing residents to appoint booking homepages of our 97 local health departments and our pharmacy partners to serve in hundreds of locations across the state. This includes our first Illinois National information is also included. The Guard Mass Immunization Site, which opens tomorrow at the Tinley Park Convention Center, will be updated as more state-run sites and hundreds of additional local options come online. Since federal supply is currently limited and each nation’s The state is facing a shortage. Urge all eligible Illinoisans to check back regularly for available appointments – and in the meantime, mask up, keep our distance, wash our hands, and remember that If we look out for each other we will be healthy and safe. “

The deaths recorded on Tuesday include:
– Adams County: 2 men 70s
– Alexander County: 1 female 60s
– Bond County: 1 female 80s
– Brown County: 1 male 70s
– Calhoun County: 1 female 80s
– Champagne County: 1 male 70s
– Clay County: 1 male 70s
– Cook County: 2 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
– Crawford County: 1 male 70s
– DeWitt County: 1 male 70s
– DuPage County: 2 male 70s, 3 male 80s, 1 female 90s
– Edgar County: 1 female 60s
– Effingham County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s
– Franklin County: 1 male 60s
– Hancock County: 1 female 90s
– Hardin County: 1 male 70s
– Jefferson County: 1 female 60s
– Jersey County: 1 Female 70s
– Kane County: 1 woman 50s, 1 woman 70s, 1 woman 80s
– Kanke County: 1 female 60s
– Kendall County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 80s

– Lake County: 3 men 70s, 2 women 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
– Lawrence County: 1 Female 70s
– Livingston County: 1 female 80s
– Logan County: 1 female 70s
– Macon County: 1 female 90s
– Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
– McLean County: 1 male 90s
– Mercer County: 1 female 60s
– Montgomery County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
– Ogle County: 1 male 80s
– Peoria County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
– Perry County: 1 female 90s
– Poonam County: 1 woman in her 70s
– Randolph County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
– Rock Island County: 1 Female 70s
– Saline County: 1 female 90s
– St. Clair County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
– Tazewell County: 1 male 60s
– Vermilion County: 1 male 80s
– Warren County: 1 male 70s
– Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
– Winnebago County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s

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