Public Health Officials Announce 2,942 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,942 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • DeKalb County: 1 male 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 70s
  • Iroquois County: 1 female 80s
  • Kane County: 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • McLean County: 1 male 70s
  • Montgomery County: 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 20s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 90s
  • Tazewell County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,279,772 cases, including 21,505 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 69,600 specimens for a total of 21,172,007.  As of last night, 1,834 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 409 patients were in the ICU and 176 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 4-10, 2021 is 4.2%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 4-10, 2021 is 4.9%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 9,001,105.  A total of 7,178,611 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight.  The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 126,827 doses.  Yesterday, 131,285 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.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.