Public Health Officials Announce 1,860 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,860 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional deaths.

  • Adams County: 1 male 70s
  • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 40s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 3 males 80s
  • Franklin County: 1 male 60s
  • Iroquois County: 1 male 70s
  • Kane County: 1 female 50s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 70s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 male 60s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 70s
  • McLean County: 1 female 80s
  • Tazewell County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s
  • Will County:  1 female 50s
  • Williamson County: 1 female 60s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 80s
  • Woodford County: 1 male 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,339,728 cases, including 22,019 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 73,159 specimens for a total of 22,822,562.  As of last night, 1,916 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 472 patients were in the ICU and 225 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 25-May 1, 2021 is 3.4%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 25-May 1, 2021 is 4.1%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 11,802,395.  A total of 9,393,137 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 83,239 doses.  Yesterday, 44,678 doses were reported administered in Illinois. 

*All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered.  Information for deaths previously reported has been changed, therefore numbers have been adjusted.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email