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11,632 new confirmed and probable cases, 37 additional deaths, 5,581 hospitalized, 1,144 in the ICU, 12.5 percent case positivity, 14.7 percent test positivity

Monday, Nov 16, 2020

* Press release…

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11,632 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 37 additional deaths.

    - Clinton County: 1 male 50s
    - Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    - DuPage County: 1 female 90s
    - Edwards County: 1 male 80s
    - Iroquois County: 1 female 60s
    - Kane County: 1 male 50s
    - Lake County: 1 female 50s
    - LaSalle County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 3 males 90s
    - Madison County; 1 male 80s
    - McDonough County: 1 female 70s
    - Peoria County: 1 female 80s
    - Pike County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    - Wayne County: 1 male 80s
    - Will County: 1 female 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 585,248 cases, including 10,779 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 90,612 specimens for a total 9,161,453. As of last night, 5,581 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,144 patients were in the ICU and 514 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from November 9 – November 15, 2020 is 12.5%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 9 – November 15, 2020 is 14.7%.

*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.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

7 Comments
  1. - Streamwood Retiree - Monday, Nov 16, 20 @ 1:36 pm:

    Last week in South Elgin, I pulled into the Sam’s Club gas station. It was very crowded and every single person pumping gas was maskless. Today, I puled into the Sam’s Club gas station in Addison. One person without a mask about 20 feet away. As I was pumping some two ton Tessie pulled up to the next pump and got out, no mask. No attendant in site either time. We agree about restaurantas while gas syayions have no supervision whatsoever. I’m going to send an e-mail to Sam’s Club telling them why I’m not shopping there anymore, but I doubt they care. And people wonder that cases are rising? Maybe some closures would convince merchants to follow the rules. Don’t close everyone. Just the ones who won’t enforce.


  2. - Frank talks - Monday, Nov 16, 20 @ 1:42 pm:

    5581 hospitalized is big. If I read the data right at IDPH it’s the highest number in all of the pandemic. Still haven’t reached ICU peak from 1st wave numbers but guess it’s coming sooner rather than later.


  3. - What Do We Do Next - Monday, Nov 16, 20 @ 2:41 pm:

    ==We agree about restaurantas while gas syayions have no supervision whatsoever.==

    For those who refuse to wear a mask indoors (and we all know there are plenty of “those people”), it’ll be IMPOSSIBLE to get them to wear one outdoors.


  4. - Friendly Bob Adams - Monday, Nov 16, 20 @ 2:51 pm:

    My grandmother used to say, if you’re of a mind to pray, now would be a good time.


  5. - Blue Dog Dem - Monday, Nov 16, 20 @ 6:48 pm:

    Test


  6. - Sad club - Monday, Nov 16, 20 @ 10:40 pm:

    You don’t need a mask outside at a gas station. Please.


  7. - The Dude - Tuesday, Nov 17, 20 @ 6:44 am:

    JB acted like a leader early in this mess when numbers were low and fear was high.

    Now when the virus is actually knocking on our door JB is doing some poor leading. Sad. He definitely bamboozled me.


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