• 11th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 766 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 91 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 2 males 30s, 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 5 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 8 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 12 males 70s, 7 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 50s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 100+
    • Peoria County: 1 male 80s
    • Randolph County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • St. Clair County:...
  • 10th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 625 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 78 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 2 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 11 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 6 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 50s, 3 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 70s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 females 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Randolph County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 females 90s...
  • 10th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois for 2020.  The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District collected a positive mosquito batch on May 31, 2020 from River Forest, Illinois, and North Shore Mosquito Abatement District collected a positive mosquito batch on June 5, 2020 in Evanston, Illinois.  No human cases of West Nile virus have been reported so far this year.

    “While we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, we must also remember to take steps to protect our health from other illnesses,” said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “Getting outdoors is a great way to combat being cooped up, but you need to take precautions to protect yourself from mosquitoes and the viruses they carry by wearing insect repellent and getting rid of...

  • 9th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 797 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 95 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 1 unknown 30s, 2 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 9 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 2 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 3 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • McDonough County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 90s
    • Ogle County: 1 female 80s
    • ...
  • 8th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 658 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 6 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 80s
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 50s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 128,415 cases, including 5,924 deaths, in 101 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 16,099 specimens for a total of 1,058,873.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 1–June 7 is 5%....

  • 7th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 867 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 4 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 males 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 90s
    • Will: 1 male 40s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 127,757 cases, including 5,904 deaths, in 101 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 20,700 specimens for a total of 1,042,774.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for...

  • 6th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 975 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 72 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 40s
    • Cook County: 1 teen, 3 males 40s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 5 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 6 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 females 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Macon County: 1male 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s...
  • 5th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,156 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 3 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 8 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 70s
    • Kane County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 70s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 80s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female...
  • 4th Jun, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 929 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 116 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Coles County: 1female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 5 females 60s, 10 males 60s, 10 females 70s, 9 males 70s, 9 females 80s, 9 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Jo Daviess County: 1 male 50s
    • Kane County: 2 males 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 100+
    • Kankakee County: 2 males 90s
    • Lake County: 2 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • LaSalle County: 2...
  • 4th Jun, 2020

    Expanded Criteria Will Allow Anyone to Get Tested, Regardless of Symptoms

    SPRINGFIELD–The State of Illinois is opening its community-based testing sites to anyone to get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. As we move through the Restore Illinois plan, and into a full reopening of the state, testing will be crucial to identifying new cases and taking immediate action to prevent additional spread.

    “As we move forward, COVID-19 testing must be widely available and this is a step in that direction,” said Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau. “The state-operated Community-Based Testing Sites currently have the capacity to test more than 6,000 people per day, and now there will be no restrictions to who can be tested for this potentially deadly virus.”

    No appointment,...

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