SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 28,280 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Friday, including 150 additional deaths, since reporting last week.
Cases of COVID-19 increased 25% from last week, health officials said.
IDPH is reporting a total of 1,763,866 cases, including 26,227 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.
Since reporting last Friday, laboratories have reported 879,278 specimens for a total of 37,895,788.
As of Thursday night, 1,759 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 350 patients were in the ICU and 152 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators, health officials said.
The seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Nov. 12-18 is 3.2-percent. The seven-day statewide test positivity from Nov. 12-18 is 3.8-percent.
About 67 percent of Illinois residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. Close to 61 percent of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.