* Press release…
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,450 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths.
Boone County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
Clinton County: 1 male 80s
Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 8 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 8 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 12 males 80s, 7 females 90s, 2 males 90s
DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
Jefferson County: 2 females 90s
Kane County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
Lake County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
McDonough County: 1 male 70s
McHenry County: 1 male 60s
Sangamon County: 1 female 70s
St. Clair County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 90s
Will County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 58,505 cases, including 2,559 deaths, in 97 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have processed 15,208 specimens for a total of 299,896.
The Illinois Department of Veteran’s Affairs is reporting one resident at its LaSalle Veterans’ Home testing positive. Testing efforts are underway at the facility.
* Dr. Ezike at today’s media briefing…
To date, almost 300,000 tests have been performed across the state.
As of midnight, 4717 people were in the hospital with COVID-19, of those 1250 patients were in the ICU and 789 patients were on ventilators.