New COVID-19 hospital admissions rise in Illinois; 4,593 new cases – Shaw Local
New COVID-19 hospital admissions rise in Illinois;  4,593 new cases – Shaw Local

New COVID-19 hospital admissions rise in Illinois; 4,593 new cases – Shaw Local

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 4,593 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths.

These are the most new cases in a single day since 11 February. The state’s seven-day rolling average for new cases rose to 3,214 new cases a day, the highest average since February 17.

For Wednesday, the state administered 17,972 shots.

From IDPHs datadashboard:

Sagssats pr. 100,000: 25.2 (+1.1 from Wednesday)

Percentage of available intensive care units: 22%

COVID-19 diagnosed hospitalizations (7-day moving average): 53 (+8 from Wednesday)

Weekly deaths reported: 58

Illinois has seen a total of 3,132,727 cases of the virus, and 33,599 people have died.

By Wednesday, Illinois had 714 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, the most since March 9th. Of those, 74 were in intensive care units and 23 were in respirator.

County-by-county update: From mid-April, IDPH will deliver a county-by-county update focusing on the case per. 100,000 people, the percentage of intensive care beds available, a rolling seven-day average of COVID-19 diagnosed hospitalizations, and weekly deaths.

The definition of a COVID-19 diagnosed hospitalization is as follows: The seven-day average of the daily number of hospital admissions given a diagnosis of COVID-19 measured using the Illinois Syndromic Surveillance System.

Illinois collects all emergency rooms and inpatient visits through syndromic monitoring from all acute hospitals in Illinois in near real time. Data are presented with a three-day delay to allow time for diagnosis.

At the county level, a visit is counted according to where the patient is staying. A patient with multiple visits will be counted for each visit. Admissions may not be due to COVID-19 as the primary cause. Syndrome monitoring data is not the same source that the CDC uses to report COVID-19 hospitalization data.

Amt Case rate / 100,000 % available intensive care units COVID-19 diagnosed hospitalizations
(7-day moving average)
Weekly
death: dead
agency 7.8 26 0 0
Chicago 24.4 18 9 19
DeKalb 27.2 14 1 0
DuPage 38.2 31 5 4
Grundy 22.7 26 0 0
sleigh 28 31 2 1
Kendall 28.3 26 0 0
Lake 32.6 31 3 7
La Salle 12.4 26 1 0
Lee 26.7 14 0 0
McHenry 23.9 31 2 0
Lizard 18.8 14 0 0
Suburb
Cook
32.7 19 14 9
Whiteside 21.3 14 0 0
Will 25.7 23 4 4

Vaccine update: As of Thursday, IDPH reported that a total of 26,636,045 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed nationwide, with 21,852,456 vaccines administered.

As of Wednesday, 8,241,566 Illinois residents have been fully vaccinated, or 64.68% of the population. Illinois has a population of 12,741,080 people.

CDC numbers:

Among Illinois 5 and older residents:

Fully vaccinated: 8,697,012 (72.9%)

At least 1 dose: 9,705,213 (81.4%)

Among Illinois 12 and older residents:

Fully vaccinated: 8,284,594 (76.4%)

At least 1 dose: 9,239,653 (85.3%)

Among Illinois residents 18 years and older:

Fully vaccinated: 7,648,992 (77.6%)

At least 1 dose: 8,541,092 (86.7%)

Among Illinois 65 residents and older:

Fully vaccinated: 1,807,000 (88.4%)

At least 1 dose: 1,978,330 (95%)

There can be as much as a 72 hour delay in reporting from healthcare providers on administered vaccines.

In northern Illinois, here is the percentage of the population that is fully vaccinated by county:

Chicago: 68.22%

Suburban Cooking: 72.34%

Lake: 69.36%

McHenry: 65.25%

DuPage: 75.04%

Kane: 66.02%

Vil: 66.23%

Kendall: 68.63%

La Salle: 58.08%

Grundy: 57.28%

DeKalb: 56.28%

Lizard: 56.57%

Lee: 58.61%

Whiteside: 51.56%

Bureau: 56.42%

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