Statewide Case Numbers Update

From coronavirus.illinois.gov

The State Department of Public Health announced new cases Tuesday. Read the details in their press release:

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,492 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 39 additional confirmed deaths.

– Adams County: 1 male 80s
– Bureau County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
– Christian County: 1 female 80s
– Coles County: 1 male 70s
– Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 1 female 80s
– DeKalb County: 1 female 90s
– DuPage County: 1 female 80s
– Jackson County: 1 male 60s
– Kane County: 1 male 80s
– Lake County: 1 female 80s
– LaSalle County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
– Macon County: 1 male 70s
– Macoupin County: 1 female 70s
– Madison County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
– Mercer County: 1 male 90s
– Morgan County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
– Moultrie County: 1 male 80s
– Rock Island County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
– Sangamon County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
– Tazewell County: 1 female 70s
– Vermilion County: 1 male 60s
– Will County: 1 male 60s
– Williamson County: 1 female 70s
– Winnebago County: 1 female 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 236,515 cases, including 8,064 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 22,961 specimens for a total of 4,087,122.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 24 – August 30 is 4.3%.  As of last night, 1,513 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 362 patients were in the ICU and 146 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.