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Friday CoViD-19 Update 4-17-2020 IL Public Health Officials Announce 1,842 New Cases of CoViD-19

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,842 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 62 additional deaths.

– Boone County: 1 female 60s
– Cook County: 2 females 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 4 males 90s
– DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s
– Kane County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s, 1 male 100+
– Lake County: 1 male 90s
– Macon County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
– Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
– Monroe County: 1 female 80s
– Randolph County: 1 male 80s
– St. Clair County 1 unknown 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
– Will County: 2 males 80s

Henderson and Wayne counties are the latest now reporting cases.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 27,575 cases, including 1,134 deaths, in 92 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

From Egyptian Health Department:

As of 4:00PM today, Friday, April 17, 2020, Egyptian Health Department has not been notified of any new cases of COVID-19 in our tri-county area of Saline, Gallatin and White Counties. There have been 3 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Saline County and 2 in Gallatin County.

In the IDPH Daily Briefing, Dr. Ngozi Ezike stated that Illinois has 1,842 new confirmed cases and 62 deaths. Bringing the total to 27,575 confirmed cases and 1,134 deaths in Illinois.

Governor Pritzker announced today that all Illinois schools K-12 will stay closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

#allinillinois #weareinthistogether #socialdistancingsaveslives #stayhome

From Wabash General Hospital:

Today, IDPH released there are 27,575 positive cases throughout 92 counties in Illinois and 1,134 deaths. Wabash County currently has one positive case. Please continue to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and take all precautions to maintain social distancing recommendations. Wash your hands frequently and isolate yourself if you are not feeling well.

If you are experiencing any symptoms and are concerned about COVID-19, we encourage you to call our 24/7 COVID-19 Hotline at (618)263-6233. WGH has plenty of testing capacity and continues to test daily through our drive-thru testing, which is available at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel and WGH’s Albion Medical Clinic in Edwards County, Illinois. If you would like to see a provider about your symptoms, please call (618)263-6233 to schedule an appointment to be seen in Wabash General Hospital’s Respiratory Clinic, which is open seven days a week from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email [email protected]. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected].

*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.

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