Public Health Officials Announce 3,293 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,293 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 66 additional deaths.

  • Adams County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
  • Alexander County: 1 male 80s
  • Boone County: 1 female 70s
  • Bureau County: 1 male 60s
  • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
  • Coles County: 1 female 70s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 5 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 2 males 90s
  • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
  • DuPage County: 2 females 60s, 2 females 80s
  • Fulton County: 1 female 90s
  • Henry County: 1 female 90s
  • Jackson County: 1 male 80s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
  • Kane County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 60s
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 60s
  • Knox County: 2 males 60s
  • Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
  • Lee County: 1 male 90s
  • Logan County: 1 female 100+
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 male 60s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 20s
  • Randolph County: 1 male 50s
  • Saline County: 1 male 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 80s
  • Will County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 934,142 cases, including 15,865 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 54,462 specimens for a total 12,939,386. As of last night, 4,021 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 874 patients were in the ICU and 494 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from December 19 – December 25, 2020 is 6.8%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from December 19 – December 25, 2020 is 8.5%.

*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.