• 24th Nov, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 9,469 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including125 additional deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 males 90s
    • Coles County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 2 females 30s, 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 1 female 60s, 4 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 5 males 90s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Effingham County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Hancock County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Henry County: 1 female 90s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male...
  • 24th Nov, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – While Thanksgiving and other holidays will look different for many of us as we forgo getting together with friends and extended family, and instead opt to connect virtually to help prevent spread of COVID-19, cooking and baking likely will continue to be staples of the holidays. 

    “While we are focused on doing what we need to do to prevent COVID-19 – washing our hands, watching our distance, and wearing our mask – it is important not to forget food safety,” said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “This holiday season, I recommend following several food safety steps to help prevent foodborne illness.”

    First things first - if your frozen turkey is 10 to 15 pounds, you need to take it out of the freezer now in order for it to be thawed by Thanksgiving Day.  It takes about 24 hours for every five pounds of turkey to thaw in the...

  • 23rd Nov, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,322 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 47 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 4 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 4 males 60s, 3 female 70s, 6 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 60s
    • Lake County: 1 female 90s
    • Livingston County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
    • McDonough County: 1 female 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 70s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 70s
    • Ogle County: 1 male 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
    • Warren County: 1 male 80s  

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 664,620 cases, including 11,552 deaths, in...

  • 22nd Nov, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 10,012 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 76 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Clay County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 2 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 6 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s
    • Fulton County: 1 male 80s
    • Jackson County: 1 male 50s
    • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
    • Lake County: 2 females 80s
    • Livingston County: 1 female 90s
    • Logan County: 1 female 60s
    • Macon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s,...
  • 21st Nov, 2020

    More than 120,000 tests performed in past 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11,891 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 127 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
    • Carroll County: 1 male 90s
    • Cass County: 1 female 90s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 10 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 female 50s, 2 males 80s
    • Fulton County: 1 female...
  • 20th Nov, 2020

    More than 116,000 tests performed in past 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 13,012 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 126 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 80s
    • Bureau County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Coles County: 1 female 90s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 11 males 70s, 9 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s, 1 female over 100, 1 male over 100
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 40s
    • DeWitt County: 1 female 80s
    • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • ...
  • 19th Nov, 2020

    More than 6,000 people in the hospital with COVID-19

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 14,612 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 168 additional deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 4 males 50s, 6 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • Cumberland County: 1 female 90s
    • DeWitt County: 1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Greene County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s, 1...
  • 18th Nov, 2020

    More than 11,000 COVID-19 deaths and 600,000 cases reported in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,922 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 140 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 90s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 90s
    • Champaign Cunty: 1 female 100+
    • Clinton County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Coles County: 1 male 90s
    • Cook County: 2 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 7 females 60s, 13 males 60s, 10 females 70s, 9 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 13 males 80s, 6 females 90s, 4 males 90s, 1 male 100+
    • DeWitt County: 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s, 2 males 90s
    • Effingham County: 1...
  • 17th Nov, 2020

    As State Reports Record-Breaking Daily Case Totals and Hospitalizations, New Mitigations Aimed at Saving Lives, Protecting Economy, and Preventing Another Stay at Home Order

    “Tier 3 boils down to this: if you don’t need to do it, don’t.” – Gov. Pritzker

    CHICAGO – With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois, the Midwest and the nation, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced additional COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will take effect in every region across the state in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. Tier 3 mitigations build on the Resurgence Mitigation Plan released in July to suppress the spread of the virus and prevent hospitals from becoming overrun. This latest round of mitigations...

  • 17th Nov, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 12,601 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97 additional deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Cass County: 1 female 80s
    • Coles County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 females 60s, 3 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 male 100+
    • DuPage County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 80s
    • Greene County: 1 female 80s
    • Hancock County: 1 male 80s
    • Iroquois County: 1 female 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 80s
    • Jo Daviess County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 100+
    • Kane County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male...

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