The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday reported 183,722 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including an increase of 746 deaths since Jan. 14, 2022.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 2,773,362 cases, including 29,845 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years, according to a state release. Since Jan. 14, 2022, laboratories have reported 1,539,013 specimens for a total of 49,488,107. As of Thursday, Jan. 20, 6,054 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 972 patients were in the ICU and 560 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
There have been 8,317 COVID deaths in Iowa, and 60 percent of the state population is fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.
A total of 20,207,132 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 44,420 doses. Since Jan. 14, 310,939 doses were reported administered in Illinois. Of the state’s total population, more than 74% have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, 65% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, and almost 49% boosted, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Additional information and COVID-19 data can be found at https://dph.illinois.gov/covid19.html. Vaccination is the key to ending this pandemic. To find a COVID-19 vaccination location near you, visit www.vaccines.gov.