Public Health Officials Announce 10,012 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 10,012 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 76 additional deaths.

  • Champaign County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Clay County: 1 male 70s
  • Cook County: 2 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 6 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
  • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s
  • Fulton County: 1 male 80s
  • Jackson County: 1 male 50s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
  • Kane County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
  • Lake County: 2 females 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 female 90s
  • Logan County: 1 female 60s
  • Macon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 90s
  • McLean County: 1 male 90s
  • Ogle County: 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 60s
  • Pike County: 1 female 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
  • Vermilion County: 1 male 60s
  • Warren County: 1 male 70s
  • Wayne County: 1 female 80s
  • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 656,298 cases, including 11,506 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 92,437 specimens for a total 9,801,419.  As of last night, 6,072 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 1,179 patients were in the ICU and 589 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. 

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from November 15 – November 21, 2020 is 11.3%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 15 – November 21, 2020 is 13.0%.

*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.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.