• 31st Dec, 2020

    State Is Increasing Surveillance For New Variant

    SPRINGFIELD – A new variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in the United Kingdom.  Cases have been reported in two states and are not known to be linked to travel, which could indicate community spread.  No cases caused by this new variant have been confirmed in Illinois yet.  As more information is learned, IDPH will provide updates and notify the public if/when the variant is detected in Illinois.  Illinois is increasing its surveillance for the variant by performing genomic sequence testing on an increased number of specimens that have been collected.

    “Viruses are constantly changing through mutation and variant virus are expected,” said Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “At this time, we have no evidence that infections...

  • 31st Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,009 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 133 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Boone County: 1 male 40s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 70s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Clay County: 1 female 100+
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Crawford County: 1 male 80s
    • Cumberland County: 1 female 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Edgard County: 1 male 80s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 50s
    • Fulton...
  • 30th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – One of the State operated community-based testing sites in the Chicago area will be moving on Saturday, January 2, 2021 to 7938 S. Halsted Street.  The last day of testing at Foreman Mills will be December 31, 2020.

    Community-Based Testing Site
    7938 S. Halsted Street
    Chicago, Illinois

    Testing at all State operated community-based testing sites is open to anyone.  People do not need to be exhibiting symptoms, have a doctor’s order, make an appointment, or have insurance to be tested.

    A list of State operated community-based testing sites, as well as other testing sites, can be found on the Illinois Department of Public Health website at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing.

    State Community-based testing sites will be closed on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021, but...

  • 30th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The State operated community-based testing site in Rockford will be moving on Saturday, January 2, 2021 to 1321 Sandy Hollow Road in Rockford.  The last day of testing at  the University of Illinois Health Services Campus will be on December 31, 2020. 

    Community-Based Testing Site
    1321 Sandy Hollow
    Rockford, Illinois

    Testing at all State operated community-based testing sites is open to anyone.  People do not need to be exhibiting symptoms, have a doctor’s order, make an appointment, or have insurance to be tested.

    A list of State operated community-based testing sites, as well as other testing sites, can be found on the Illinois Department of Public Health website at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing.

    State Community-based testing sites will be closed on New...

  • 30th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,374 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 178 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 60s
    • Boone County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 4 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 13 males 70s, 10 females 80s, 9 males 80s, 6 females 90s, 6 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Cumberland County: 1 female 60s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 60s
    • DuPage County: 2 males 50s, 3 females 70s, 4 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 males 90s
    • Effingham County: 1 female 80s
    • Ford County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 80s
    • ...
  • 29th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 5,644 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 106 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 90s
    • Bond County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s
    • Carroll County: 1 male 70s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s
    • Clay County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 60s
    • DuPage County: 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Fulton County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 80s
    • Jackson County: 1 male 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s...
  • 28th Dec, 2020

    More than 16,000 COVID-19 deaths

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,453 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 80s
    • Boone County: 1 male 90s
    • Cook County: 1 teen, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Ford County: 1 female 90s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Henry County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1...
  • 27th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,767 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 104 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 8 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 11 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 2 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Edgar County: 1 female 80s
    • Franklin County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Hardin County: 1 male 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 70s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 60s
    • Jackson County: 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Lawrence County: 1 male 60s
    • Macoupin County: 1 male 70s, 1 male...
  • 26th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,293 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 66 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
    • Alexander County: 1 male 80s
    • Boone County: 1 female 70s
    • Bureau County: 1 male 60s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
    • Coles County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 5 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 2 females 60s, 2 females 80s
    • Fulton County: 1 female 90s
    • Henry County: 1 female 90s
    • Jackson County: 1 male 80s
    • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
    • Kane County: 1 male 40s, 1 female...
  • 25th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 5,742 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 156 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 70s
    • Boone County: 1 female 90s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
    • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 6 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 8 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 9 males 70s, 8 females 80s, 10 males 80s, 11 females 90s, 5 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 2 females 60s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Edgar County: 1 female 90s
    • Hancock County: 1 male 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Kendall County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 80s...

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