* Press release…
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,294 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths.
Coles County: 1 female 90s
Cook County: 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 1 unknown 70s, 1 female 80s, 10 males 80s, 1 unknown 80s, 2 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 1 unknown 90s
DuPage County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 80s
Kane County: 1 male 80s
Kendall County: 1 female 90s
St. Clair County: 1 male 70s
Will County: 1 male 50s
Winnebago County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 96,485 cases, including 4,234 deaths, in 100 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 21,297 specimens for a total of 603,241. The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate, May 9-15, 2020 is 14%.
*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. Information for deaths and counties previously reported have changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted.
* Dr. Ezike…
As of last night, regarding hospital statistics, we had 4120 individuals in the hospital with a COVID-19 diagnosis. And of those, roughly a quarter, or 1096, were in the intensive care unit and 636 of those in the intensive care unit were on ventilators.