* Press release…
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,711 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 81 additional deaths. Illinois has now reported more than one million cases since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 3 females 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 12 males 70s, 10 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 7 males 90s
DuPage County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
Franklin County: 1 female 80s
Fulton County: 1 male 90s
Kane County: 2 males 80s
Knox County: 1 male 50s
Madison County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s,1 male 90s
McLean County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 70s
Montgomery County: 2 females 80s
Peoria County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
St. Clair County: 1 male 90s
Tazewell County: 2 males 70s
Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,028,750 cases, including 17,574 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 77,775 specimens for a total 14,103,289. As of last night, 3,527 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 740 patients were in the ICU and 391 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 3–9, 2021 is 7.9%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 3–9, 2021 is 9.1%.
*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 a death previously reported has changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.