• 31st Jul, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning level when it experiences an increase in two or more COVID-19 risk indicators from the state’s COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation plan.  

    Eleven counties are currently at a warning level – Cass, Gallatin, Jackson, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Perry, Randolph, Saline, Sangamon, St. Clair, and White.

    These counties saw outbreaks associated with business operations and activities posing higher risk for disease spread, including school graduation ceremonies, a rise in cases among late teens and 20s, parties and social gatherings, people going to bars, long-term care outbreaks, clusters of cases associated with restaurants and churches, and big sports events including soccer,...

  • 31st Jul, 2020

    State hits more than 49,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,941 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 21 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 3 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Kane County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 70s
    • Kendall County: 1 female 50s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 80s
    • Will County: 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 178,837 cases, including 7,495 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 49,782 specimens for...

  • 30th Jul, 2020

    State hits more than 40,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,772 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 70s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 60s
    • Lake County:1 male 80s
    • Macon County: 1 male 50s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 176,896 cases, including 7,478 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years...

  • 29th Jul, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,393 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Carroll County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 70s
    • Kane County: 1 female 60s, 2 female 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 60s
    • Kendall County: 1 male 70s
    • Montgomery County: 1 male 50s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 80s
    • Saline County: 1 male 70s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 175,124 cases, including 7,462 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 38,187...

  • 28th Jul, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,076 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Champaign County – 1 male 70s
    • Coles County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 80s
    • Douglas County: 1 female 60s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 80s
    • Iroquois County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s
    • Montgomery County: 2 males 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
    • Williamson County: 1 male 70s
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 173,731 cases, including 7,446 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois....

  • 27th Jul, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,231 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County – 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 male 70s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 50s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 172,655 cases, including 7,416 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 30,567 specimens for a total of 2,542,134.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 20 –July 26 is 3.8%.  As of last night...

  • 26th Jul, 2020

    State hits more than 44,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,541 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including one additional confirmed death.

    • Bond County – 1 male 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 171,424 cases, including 7,398 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 40,844 specimens for a total of 2,511,567.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 19 –July 25 is 3.7%.  As of last night, 1,394 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 345 patients were in the ICU and 119 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators...

  • 25th Jul, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,426 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 12 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 3 females 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Cumberland County: 1 female 100+
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 30s
    • Lake County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 169,883 cases, including 7,397 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 38,200 specimens for a total of 2,470,723.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 18 –July 24...

  • 24th Jul, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported four counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase.

    Four counties are currently reported at a warning level – Adams, LaSalle, Peoria, and Randolph. 

    These counties saw outbreaks associated with business and risky behavior, including:

    Adams County:  larger social events, health care exposure, travel to hotspots including those in neighboring Missouri and Iowa, places of worship, and youth sports.

    LaSalle County: large family and social gatherings, increase in cases among people younger than 29 years, younger people visiting bars and attending larger social events, and...

  • 24th Jul, 2020

    State hits more than 44,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,532 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 60s, 3 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 4 females 80s, 4 females 90s
    • DuPage County: 3 females 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 168,457 cases, including 7,385 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 44,330 specimens for a total of 2,432,523.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 17 –July 23 is 3.4%.  As of last night, 1...

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