• 6th Jan, 2021

    Statewide Mask Mandate Extended

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,569 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 139 additional deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 male 70s
    • Boone County: 1 male 40s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 70s
    • Clark County: 1 male 90s
    • Clinton County: 1 female 70s
    • Coles County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 7 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 7 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 1 male 100+
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
    • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Edgar County: 1...
  • 5th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,839 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 126 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 60s
    • Cass County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 5 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • Douglas County: 2 females 80s
    • DuPage County: 5 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 4 males 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Edgar County: 1 male 70s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 80s
    • Ford County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 80s
    • Fulton County: 1 female 80s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 70s
    • Hamilton County: 1 female 90s
    • Jackson County: 1 male 80s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 90s
    • ...
  • 4th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 5,059 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 79 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 teen, 1 female 30s, 2 females 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Fulton County: 2 males 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 50s
    • Lake County: 2 females 70s
    • Macoupin County: 1 female 90s
    • Madison County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • McDonough County: 1 male 80s
    • Piatt County: 1 female 60s
    • Putnam...
  • 3rd Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,469 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 81 additional deaths.

    • Christian County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 5 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 11 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 10 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 6 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 2 females 100+
    • DuPage County: 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Jefferson County: 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 60s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s
    • Macoupin County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Sangamon County: 2 females 80s
    • Will County: 2 males 60s, 1 female 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 979,821 cases...

  • 2nd Jan, 2021

    Due to the holiday, numbers may be low

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,762 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 29 additional deaths.

    • Christian County: 1 female 60s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 2 males 70s
    • Fayette County: 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 70s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 90s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 50s
    • Kane County: 1 female 70s
    • Marshall County: 1 male 70s
    • McHenry County: 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s
    • McLean County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 80s
    • ...
  • 1st Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,201 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 157 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 60s
    • Cass County: 1 female 70s
    • Coles County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 female 60s, 11 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 12 males 70s, 11 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 60s, 4 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 female 70s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 70s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 80s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 40s,...
  • 1st Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,201 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 157 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 60s
    • Cass County: 1 female 70s
    • Coles County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 female 60s, 11 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 12 males 70s, 11 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 60s, 4 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 4 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 female 70s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 70s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 80s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 40s,...
  • 31st Dec, 2020

    State Is Increasing Surveillance For New Variant

    SPRINGFIELD – A new variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in the United Kingdom.  Cases have been reported in two states and are not known to be linked to travel, which could indicate community spread.  No cases caused by this new variant have been confirmed in Illinois yet.  As more information is learned, IDPH will provide updates and notify the public if/when the variant is detected in Illinois.  Illinois is increasing its surveillance for the variant by performing genomic sequence testing on an increased number of specimens that have been collected.

    “Viruses are constantly changing through mutation and variant virus are expected,” said Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “At this time, we have no evidence that infections...

  • 31st Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,009 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 133 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Boone County: 1 male 40s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 70s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Clay County: 1 female 100+
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • Crawford County: 1 male 80s
    • Cumberland County: 1 female 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Edgard County: 1 male 80s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 50s
    • Fulton...
  • 30th Dec, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – One of the State operated community-based testing sites in the Chicago area will be moving on Saturday, January 2, 2021 to 7938 S. Halsted Street.  The last day of testing at Foreman Mills will be December 31, 2020.

    Community-Based Testing Site
    7938 S. Halsted Street
    Chicago, Illinois

    Testing at all State operated community-based testing sites is open to anyone.  People do not need to be exhibiting symptoms, have a doctor’s order, make an appointment, or have insurance to be tested.

    A list of State operated community-based testing sites, as well as other testing sites, can be found on the Illinois Department of Public Health website at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing.

    State Community-based testing sites will be closed on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021, but...

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