Public Health Officials Announce 1,545 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,545 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including146 additional deaths.

  • Coles County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s
  • Cook County: 3 females 30s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 5 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 12 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 8 females 70s, 17 males 70s, 9 females 80s, 15 males 80s, 9 females 90s, 6 males 90s, 1 female 100+, 1 male 100+
  • DeKalb County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 4 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
  • Iroquois County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
  • Kankakee County: 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s
  • Kendall County: 1 male 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s
  • McDonough County: 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 90
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Whiteside County: 1 female 100+
  • Will County: 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 98,030 cases, including 4,379 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 18,443 specimens for a total of 621,684.  The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate, May 10-16, 2020 is 14%.

*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.