Public Health Officials Announce 3,767 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,767 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 104 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 8 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 11 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 3 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 2 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Edgar County: 1 female 80s
  • Franklin County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Hardin County: 1 male 80s
  • Henry County: 1 male 70s
  • Iroquois County: 1 male 60s
  • Jackson County: 1 male 80s
  • Kane County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Lawrence County: 1 male 60s
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 90s
  • Menard County: 1 female 70s
  • Morgan County: 1 male 80s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Piatt County: 1 male 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 90s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s
  • Stark County: 1 female 80s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 100+
  • Washington County: 1 male 80s
  • Wayne County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Will County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Woodford County: 1 female 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 937,909 cases, including 15,969 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 46,226 specimens for a total 12,985,612.  As of last night, 4,083 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 905 patients were in the ICU and 497 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from December 20 – December 26, 2020 is 6.8%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from December 20 – December 26, 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.