Public Health Officials Announce 3,385 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,385 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 50 additional deaths.

  • Champaign County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 2 female 50s, 3 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 4 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Franklin County: 1 male 60s
  • Hancock County: 1 female 80s
  • Kane County: 1 female 40s,
  • Lake County: 1 male 70s
  • Madison County: 1 male 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 100+
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Warren County: 1 male 90s
  • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,072,214 cases, including 18,258 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 63,002 specimens for a total 14,826,995.  As of last night, 3,345 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 705 patients were in the ICU and 392 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 11–17, 2021 is 5.9%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 11–17, 2021 is 7.0%.

As of last night, 781,150 doses of vaccine were delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 304,600 doses have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.  This brings the total Illinois doses to 1,085,750.  IDPH is currently reporting a total of 495,563 vaccines administered, including 66,679 for long-term care facilities.  The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 22,856 doses. 

*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