• 27th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 488 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including eight deaths.  Approximately 86% of fatalities are among patients 60 years of age and older.

    Bureau, Henry, and Iroquois counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,026 cases, including 34 deaths, in 40 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years. 

    Confirmed Cases by Race

    • White – 39%
    • Black – 28%
    • Left blank – 20%
    • Other – 9%
    • Asian – 4%

    Confirmed Cases by Ethnicity

    • Not Hispanic or Latino – 60%
    • Left blank – 33%
    • Hispanic or Latino – 7%

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  • 26th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 673 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including seven deaths; a man in his 50s, two men and two women in their 60s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 90s.  Approximately 87% of fatalities are among patient 60 years of age and older.

    Franklin and Tazewell counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 2,538 cases, including 26 deaths, in 37 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years. 

    Confirmed Cases by Race

    • White – 40%
    • Black – 28%
    • Other – 9%
    • Asian – 4%
    • Left blank – 19%

    Confirmed Cases by Ethnicity

    • Hispanic or Latino – 7%
    • Not Hispanic or Latino – 61%
    • Left blank – 32%
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  • 25th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 330 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including three deaths; a Kane County man in his 90s, a Cook County man in his 60s, and a Will County woman in her 50s.

    Douglas, Marshall, and Morgan counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,865 cases in 35 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years. 

    Two correctional officers and one man incarcerated at Stateville Correctional Center have tested positive as well as a contractual worker at Sheridan Correctional Center.  The two Stateville correctional officers are recovering at home and the individual who is incarcerated is isolated and recovering in the hospital.  Those who have been identified as being potentially exposed are being quarantined and the...

  • 24th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 250 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including four deaths; a Chicago resident in his 50s, two Cook County residents both in their 60s, and a DuPage County resident in her 90s.

    Grundy County is now reporting a case.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,535 cases in 32 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years.  Cases by county can be found on the IDPH website, as well as a list of local health departments who will have the most up-to-date information.

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  • 23rd Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 236 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including three deaths in Cook County; two men in their 80s and a man in his 90s.  

    Monroe is now also reporting a case.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,285 cases in 31 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years.  Cases by county can be found on the IDPH website, as well as a list of local health departments who will have the most up-to-date information.

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  • 22nd Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 296 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an infant. IDPH also announced three deaths.  The deaths included a Cook County man in his 80s, a Chicago man in his 80s, and a McLean County woman in her 70s.  Jo Daviess, Livingston, Rock Island, and Stephenson counties are now also reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,049 cases in 30 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years. 

    Health officials are still learning about this new virus and information and guidance is rapidly evolving.  At this time, it is still unknown if a pregnant woman with COVID-19 can pass the virus to her fetus or baby during pregnancy or delivery.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, no infants born to mothers with...

  • 21st Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD– The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 168 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including another death; a Cook County man in his 70s. DeKalb County is now also reporting a case. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 753 cases in 26 counties in Illinois (percentage of case by county below). Cases have occurred in ages 3 to 99.

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    Adams ˂ 1% LaSalle ˂ 1%
    Champaign ˂ 1% Madison ˂ 1%
    Christian ˂ 1% McHenry
  • 20th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 163 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including the death of a Cook County woman in her 70s.  Three additional counties are now reporting cases; Adams, Christian, and McLean counties.

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 585 cases in 25 counties in Illinois.  Cases have occurred in ages 3 to 99.  Cases by county can be found on the IDPH website, as well as a list of local health departments who will have the most up-to-date information.

    As the number of COVID-19 cases being reported continues to rise significantly each day, the State of Illinois is...

  • 19th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced the death of three people in Illinois with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  The individuals include a Will County resident in his 50s and a Cook County resident in her 80s, and an out-of-state resident in her 70s who was in Sangamon County.

    “I am saddened to announce three more people in Illinois with coronavirus disease have passed away,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “We ask everyone to please, stay home as much as possible so we can reduce the number of people who are infected and potentially suffer serious illness, including death.”

    There are 134 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across Illinois.  Five additional counties are now reporting cases; Jackson, Kankakee, LaSalle, Washington, and  Williamson counties.     

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 422 cases in...

  • 18th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced 128 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across Illinois.  Two additional counties are now reporting cases; Kendall and Madison counties.

    An additional 20 individuals at the long-term care facility in DuPage County experiencing an outbreak have tested positive, bringing the total to 42 (30 residents and 12 staff).

    Currently, IDPH is reporting 288 cases in 17 counties in Illinois.  Cases have occurred in ages 9 to 99.  Cases by county can be found on the IDPH website, as well as a list of local health departments who will have the most up to date information.

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