Public Health Officials Announce 298 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

More than 69% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and 52% are fully vaccinated

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 298 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 11 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 69% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and 52% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s 1 female 70s
  • Greene County: 1 male 40s
  • Knox County: 1 female 90s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s
  • Tazewell County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 90s
  • Will County: 1 male 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,387,595 cases, including 23,061 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 35,598 specimens for a total of 25,160,648.  As of last night, 625 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 180 patients were in the ICU and 93 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 6-12, 2021 is 0.9%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from June 6-12, 2021 is 1.2%.

A total of 11,924,966 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 41,953 doses.  Yesterday, 22,917 doses were reported 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-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