Illinois COVID

SPRINGFIELD,Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials reported 2,219 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Friday. There were 63 additional deaths.

That brings to 1,170,902 cases since the coronavirus pandemic reached Illinois a year ago. The illness has claimed 20,192 lives.

Friday, 1,596 people were hospitalized with COVID-19, including 366 in intensive care units and 190 on ventilators.

The state has received 2.6 million doses of the vaccine designed to prevent COVID-19, and has administered 2,060,706 of them as either the first or second of two required shots for each person to be inoculated. Officials reported 83,673 doses administered as of Friday.