• 26th Sep, 2020

    Over 65,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,441 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • \Cook County: 1 female 50s, 3 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Greene County: 1 male 60s
    • Hamilton County: 1 female 90s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 50s
    • McLean County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 80s
    • Wabash County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Williamson County: 1 male 60s

    ...

  • 25th Sep, 2020

    Number of counties decreases from 24 last week

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 17 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.

    Seventeen counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bond, Boone, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Crawford, DeWitt, Fayette, Grundy, Hamilton, Macon, Menard, Peoria, Putnam, Washington, Wayne, and Winnebago.

    Although the reasons for counties reaching a warning level varies, some of the common factors for an increase in cases and outbreaks are associated with university and college parties as well as college sports teams, large gatherings and events, bars and clubs, weddings and...

  • 25th Sep, 2020

    Almost 70,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,514 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Cumberland County: 1 female 80s
    • DuPage County:  1 male 70s, 2 females 90s
    • Green County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s
    • Menard County: 1 male 90s
    • Richland County: 1 male 80s
    • Saline County: 1 male 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 70s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
    • Williamson County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • ...
  • 24th Sep, 2020

    More than 62,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,257 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 female 90s
    • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Crawford County: 1 female 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
    • Edgar County: 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 70s
    • Macon County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
    • Madison County: 1 male 50s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • McLean County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 60s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 60s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
    • Will County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • ...
  • 24th Sep, 2020

    Avoid co-infection with COVID-19 and flu

    SPRINGFIELD – Every year the flu sickens millions of Americans, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands, and kills tens of thousands.  This season, in addition to flu, we are battling COVID-19.  We have already seen almost 7 million Americans confirmed with COVID-19, hundreds of thousands hospitalized, and more than 200,000 deaths. 

    “This season more than ever, it is...

  • 23rd Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,848 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 22 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Christian County: 1 female 60s
    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 2 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Douglas County: 1 male 60s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 40s
    • Macon County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 70s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 90s
    • Williamson County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 279,114 cases, including 8,508 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from...

  • 22nd Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,531 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Coles County: 2 males 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Greene County: 1 female 90s
    • Jefferson County; 1 male 50s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 female 70s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 70s
    • Livingston County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s
    • McLean County: 1 male 80s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 70s...
  • 21st Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,477 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 7 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Ford County: 1 male 60s
    • Macon County: 1 female 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 275,735 cases, including 8,457 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 14 – September 20 is 3.5%.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 38,234 specimens for a total of 5,143,387.  As of last night, 1,436 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 364 patients were in the ICU and...

  • 20th Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,402 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 14 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Douglas County: 1 female 70s
    • Greene County: 1 male 60s
    • Lake County: 1 male 70s
    • Macon County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s
    • Perry County: 1 female 70s
    • Whiteside County: 1 male 60s
    • Woodford County: 1 male 50s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 274,258 cases, including 8,450 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 13 – September 19 is 3.5%.  Within the past 24...

  • 19th Sep, 2020

    2,529 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,529 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 female 50s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Edgar County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Greene County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 50s
    • Macon County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
    • Macoupin County: 1 female 70s
    • Montgomery County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Warren County: 1 male 80s
    • Will County: 1...

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