• 8th Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,529 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 82 additional deaths. 

    • Boone County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 4 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 8 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 12 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 10 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s,
    • Kane County: 1 male 60s
    • Lake County: 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Macon County: 1 male 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 60s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 70s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 80s
    • Will County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s

    Stark county is now reporting a case.  Currently, IDPH is...

  • 7th Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,287 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 73 additional deaths. 

    • Champaign County: 1 male 80s
    • Christian County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 30s, 3 females 40s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 4 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 1 unknown, 8 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
    • Ford County: 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 60s
    • Lake County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 70s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 80s...
  • 6th Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,006 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths. 

    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 5 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 50s
    • Lake County: 2 males 80s
    • Will County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s

    Jefferson and Wabash counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 12,262 cases, including 307 deaths, in 73 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

    For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations@illinois.gov.  For health...

  • 5th Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 899 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths. 

    • Cook County: 2 male 40’s, 3 female 50’s, 1 male 50’s, 1 female 60’s, 2 male 60’s, 2 female 70’s, 2 male 70’s, 4 female 80’s, 1 male 80’s, 1 female 90’s
    • DuPage County: 3 female 70’s, 1 female 80’s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70’s, 2 female 80’s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 80’s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60’s
    • Montgomery: 1 male 50’s
    • Peoria: 1 male 90’s
    • Will: 1 male 60’s

    Boone, Calhoun and Gallatin counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 11,256 cases, including 274 deaths, in 71 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

    For all personal protective...

  • 4th Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,453 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 3 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 100+
    • Jackson County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
    • Lake County: 1 female 80s
    • Will County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s

    Jasper, Lee, Mason, and Pike counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 10,357 cases, including 243 deaths, in 68 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. ...

  • 3rd Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,209 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional deaths. 

    • Christian County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 4 male 50s, 4 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 2 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 4 females 90s, 1 female 100s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s
    • Kane County: 1 female 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 40s, 2 female 60s, 4 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

    DeWitt, Effingham, and Jersey counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 8,904 cases, including 210 deaths, in 64 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases...

  • 2nd Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 715 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths. 

    • Christian County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 4 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 60s
    • Whiteside County: 1 female 90s

    Logan, Macoupin, Mercer, Moultrie, and Piatt counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 7,695 cases, including 157 deaths, in 61 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

    For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations@illinois.gov.  For health questions about...

  • 1st Apr, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 986 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths. 

    • Carroll County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 2 males 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 60s, 2 females 60s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 70s, 3 male 80s, 4 females 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100s. (5 incomplete data)
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
    • Kane County: 1 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 male 50s
    • Sangamon County: 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 60s

    Massac and Vermilion counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 6,980 cases, including 141 deaths, in 56 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one...

  • 31st Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 937 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 26 additional deaths. 

    • Cook County: 2 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 female 60s, 5 males 70s, 2 females 70s, 3 male 80s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 2 females 70s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 female 60s
    • McLean County: 1 male 70s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 30s
    • Will County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 80

    Ford and Ogle counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 5,994 cases, including 99 deaths, in 54 counties in Illinois.  The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years. 

    For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email...

  • 30th Mar, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 461 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois.  Eight new deaths are also being reported, including the death of an incarcerated man from Stateville Correctional Center. 

    • Cook County: male 50s, male 60s, female 60s, female 70s
    • DuPage County: male 60s
    • Kendal County: female 60s
    • Will County: male 50s, male 60s

    Additionally, 12 men who were incarcerated at Stateville are now hospitalized, including several requiring ventilators.  There are 77 more incarcerated individuals with symptoms who are isolated at the facility.  Eleven staff are also being isolated.

    The Illinois Department of Corrections is taking a number of steps to control the spread of COVID-19 in its correctional centers.  Staff who work with individuals in...

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