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CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois public health officials reported 5,825 new COVID cases and related 87 deaths Tuesday.

There have been 2,977,341total COVID cases, including 31,570 deaths in the state since the pandemic began.

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The seven-day statewide test positivity rate is 7.0%, which is the lowest since Decemebr 17, 2021 when it was 6.2%.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 79,905 new specimens for a total of 52,247,789 since the pandemic began.

As of Monday night, 2,634 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19, Of those, 464 patients were in the ICU, and 270 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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A total of 20,747,971 vaccine doses have been administered in Illinois as of Monday, and 62.77% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 24,261.

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Source: ABC7

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