• 21st Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 51,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,208 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 24 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 2 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s,1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 50s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 80s
    • Knox County: 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 70s
    • Macon County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
    • Mason County: 1 male 50s
    • Perry County: 1 male 90s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s
    • Williamson County: 1 male...
  • 20th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,832 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 50s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 90s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 90s
    • Madison County: 1 male 90s
    • Montgomery County: 1 female 90s
    • Morgan County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 80s
    • Perry County: 1 female 80s
    • Richland County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 90s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
    • Whiteside County:...
  • 19th Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 50,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,295 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Knox County: 1 female 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 70s
    • Wabash County: 1 female 60s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 211,889 cases, including 7,806...

  • 18th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,740 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 unknown 80s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 80s, 1 unknown 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 70s
    • Madison County: 1 male 80s
    • Morgan County: 1male 90s
    • Perry County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
    • Will County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 100+

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 209...

  • 17th Aug, 2020

    Map shows U.S. states and country case rates to help inform travelers

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched its new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) travel map to help inform residents of potential risks associated with traveling during the pandemic.  The map indicates countries and U.S. states with increased risk of COVID-19 based on case rates.

    “Travel may increase the chance of becoming infected and spreading COVID-19,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. “To help inform residents where they might be at greater risk of being exposed to COVID-19 when they travel, IDPH has launched a map that clearly shows states and other countries where case rates are elevated.  While staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, we know that it may not be possible to avoid all...

  • 17th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,773 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 12 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Jo Daviess County: 1 male 80s
    • LaSalle County: 2 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • McLean County: 1 female 60s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 100+
    • Wabash County: 1 female 60s
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 207,854 cases, including 7,756 deaths, in 102 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 38,246 specimens for a total of 3,405,097.  The...

  • 16th Aug, 2020

    Region 4 has exceeded IDPH criteria that trigger additional mitigations to combat a resurgence of COVID-19 and prevent uncontrollable spread. As detailed in the July 15 Restore Illinois resurgence plan, new mitigations will be applied if a region’s positivity rate averages greater than or equal to 8 percent for three consecutive days, as it has in Region 4 from August 14 to 16, 2020. Region 4 includes Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington counties.

    Effective August 18, Region 4 will operate under these new mitigation requirements:

    Setting

    Mitigation Measure

    Bars
    • All bars close at 11:00pm (matching new closing time at bars in St. Louis)
    • No ordering, seating, or congregating at bar (bar stools should be removed)
    • All...
  • 16th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,562 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 3 males 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 90s
    • Morgan County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 100+
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 206,081 cases, including 7,744 deaths, in 102 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 37,089 specimens for a total of 3,366,851.  The preliminary seven-day statewide...

  • 15th Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 44,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,828 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 5 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 90s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 70s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 90s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 204,519 cases, including 7,726 deaths, in 102 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 44,414 specimens for a total of 3,329,762.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 8 – August 14 is 4.0%.  As of last...

  • 14th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 14 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.

    Fourteen counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bureau, Cass, Clinton, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Hancock, Jefferson, Kane, LaSalle, Moultrie, Perry, Union, Will.

    These counties saw ​cases or outbreaks associated with weddings, businesses, birthday parties, long-term care facilities and other congregate settings, bars, sports camps, and spread among members of the same household.  Public health officials are seeing people in some communities are not wearing masks, or if they are, they are being worn incorrectly.  Local health departments are finding it...

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