• 4th Oct, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,453 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 17 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 4 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 70s
    • Williamson County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 301,541 cases, including 8,791 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 27 – October 3 is 3.3%.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 51,656 specimens for a...

  • 3rd Oct, 2020

    More than 71,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,442 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Christian County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Crawford County: 1 male 50s
    • Greene County: 1 female 70s
    • Kane County: 1 male 60s
    • Livingston County: 1 male 60s
    • Macon County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Mercer County: 1 female 90s
    • Monroe County: 1 female 60s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1...
  • 2nd Oct, 2020

    Number of counties increases from 17 last week

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 28 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase.

    Twenty-eight counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bond, Boone, Brown, Calhoun, Christian, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, DeKalb, DeWitt, Fayette, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Lee, Livingston, Macon, Massac, Monroe, Morgan, Pulaski, Putnam, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Wabash, Washington, and Winnebago.

    Although the reasons for counties reaching a warning level varies, some of the common factors for an increase in cases and outbreaks are associated with university and college...

  • 2nd Oct, 2020

    More than 72,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,206 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 47 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 female 80s
    • Bureau County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
    • Christian County: 1 male 60s
    • Coles County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s
    • Fayette County: 1 male 90s
    • Jersey County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Lawrence County: 1 female 60s, 2 females 90s
    • Livingston...
  • 1st Oct, 2020

    More than 65,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,166 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
    • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 2 female 70s
    • Fayette County: 1 female 70s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 70s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 80s
    • Kendall County: 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s
    • Madison County: 1 male 90s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 40s
    • McLean County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County...
  • 30th Sep, 2020

    Public health officials warn Region 6 that additional mitigation measures could be coming

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,273 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 35 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
    • Carroll County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Effingham County: 1 female 70s
    • Fayette County: 1 female 70s, 2 females 80
    • Greene County: 2 females 70s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 80s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 60s
    • Jersey County: 2 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 male 70s
    • ...
  • 30th Sep, 2020

    The 3 W’s still apply – Wash your hands. Watch your distance. Wear your mask.

    SPRINGFIELD – As we head into the holiday season, starting with Halloween, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is issuing guidance to help people celebrate safely as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.  Guidelines include following the 3 W’s – Wash your hands. Watch your distance. Wear your mask.

    “One of the hallmarks of holidays and celebrations is gathering with friends, family and loved ones,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. “We are still in a pandemic, and unfortunately, this year, that means the safest way to celebrate is to stay home and plan virtual gatherings. That said, IDPH recognizes that some who will choose to gather together anyway, and instead of denying that reality, we are issuing guidance and recommendations for...

  • 29th Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,362 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 male 70s
    • Clark County: 1 female 90s
    • Clinton County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 90s
    • Jasper County: 1 male 70s
    • Madison County: 4 females 90s
    • Marion County: 1 male 80s
    • Moultrie County: 1 male 70s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
    • Whiteside County; 1 male 70s
    • Will County: 1 male 100+
    • Williamson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Winnebago County: 2 males 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 291,001 cases, including 8,637...

  • 28th Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,709 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 13 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Coles County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s
    • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s
    • Marion County: 1 male 80s
    • Richland County: 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 289,639 cases, including 8,614 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 21 – September 27 is 3.7%.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 41,142...

  • 27th Sep, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,604 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 14 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Carroll County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s
    • Hamilton County: 1 male 60s
    • Monroe County: 1 female 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 287,930 cases, including 8,601 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 20 – September 26 is 3.7%.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories...

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