IDPH: 5,742 new COVID-19 cases, 156 additional deaths

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 5,742 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 156 additional deaths.

  • Adams County: 1 male 70s
  • Boone County: 1 female 90s
  • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
  • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
  • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 6 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 8 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 9 males 70s, 8 females 80s, 10 males 80s, 11 females 90s, 5 males 90s
  • DeKalb County: 1 male 90s
  • DuPage County: 2 females 60s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 female 100+
  • Edgar County: 1 female 90s
  • Hancock County: 1 male 80s
  • Henry County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Kane County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Kendall County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Knox County: 1 male 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 3 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 70s
  • Livingston County 1 male 80s
  • Logan County: 1 male 80s
  • Macon County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Macoupin County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Massac County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • McLean County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Ogle County: 1 female 80s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Richland County: 1 male 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Stephenson County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Tazewell County: 1 female 70s, 2 males 79s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 60s
  • Washington County: 1 male 80s
  • White County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Will County: 1 female 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Woodford County: 1 female 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 930,849 cases, including 15,799 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 98,958 specimens for a total 12,881,938. As of last night, 4,352 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 928 patients were in the ICU and 538 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from December 18 – December 24, 2020 is 7.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from December 18 – December 24, 2020 is 8.6%.

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