IDPH: 1,665 new cases of COVID-19, 27 more deaths

A Winnebago County man in his 20′s died.
1 Male in his 20s died in Winnebago County
1 Male in his 20s died in Winnebago County(MGN)
Published: Feb. 23, 2021 at 12:05 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) - The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,665 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, including 27 additional deaths.

The deaths reported are listed below:

- Christian County: 1 female 90′s

- Cook County: 1 female 40′s, 1 male 60′s, 2 females 70′s, 8 males 70′s, 1 female 90′s

- DuPage County: 1 female 70′s, 1 female 80′s, 1 male 90′s

- Kane County: 1 male 60′s

- Knox County: 2 females 70′s, 3 females 80′s, 1 male 80′s

- Madison County: 1 male 90′s

- Marion County: 1 male 70′s

- Winnebago County: 1 male 20′s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,177,320 cases, including 20,330 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 61,400 specimens for a total of 17,721,561. As of last night, 1,488 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 361 patients were in the ICU and 172 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 16 to 22, 2021 is 2.8 percent. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 16 to 22, 2021 is 3.0 percent.

A total of doses of 2,307,685 vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 445,200 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 2,752,885. A total of 2,254,982 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 291,269 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 55,917 doses. Yesterday, 43,282 doses were administered in Illinois.

*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

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