Public Health Officials Announce 1,527 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,527 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 104 additional deaths.

  • Coles County: 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 8 females 70s, 10 males 70s, 7 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 9 females 90s, 6 males 90s, 2 unknown 90s
  • DeKalb County: 1 female 70s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Kane County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 100+
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 90s
  • Lake County: 2 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 4 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 90s
  • Union County: 2 males 70s
  • Whiteside County: 2 females 90s
  • Will County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 115,833 cases, including 5,186 deaths, in 100 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 25,993 specimens for a total of 829,966.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from May 21–May 27 is 8.3%

*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 a death previously reported has changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.