Public Health Officials Announce 1,740 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,740 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

More than 93,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered yesterday in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,740 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42
additional deaths.

− Bureau County: 1 male 50s
− Champaign County: 1 male 80s
− Cook County: 2 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 female 80s, 3 males 80s
− DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s
− Kane County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s
− Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
− LaSalle County: 1 female 80s
− Macon County: 1 male 80s
− Madison County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s
− McLean County: 1 male 70s
− Monroe County; 1 male 80s
− Morgan County: 1 female 70s
− Ogle County: 1 male 80s
− Peoria County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
− Sangamon County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
− Stephenson County: 1 female 100+
− Will County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s
− Winnebago County: 1 female 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,193,260 cases, including 20,668 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the
past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 73,990 specimens for a total of 18,389,512. As of last night, 1,200 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those,
260 patients were in the ICU and 128 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 25–March 3, 2021 is 2.4%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February
25–March 3, 2021 is 2.9%.

A total of doses of 3,563,775 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 443,700 doses total have been allocated to the federal
government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 4,007,475. A total of 2,993,543 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as
of last midnight, including 330,328 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 78,942 doses. Yesterday, 93,302 doses were administered in

*All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an
electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email