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Only Six Illinois Counties Remain Untouched by CoViD-19 as of 4pm Tuesday 4/21/20

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,551 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 119 additional deaths.

– Boone County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
– Carroll County: 1 female 80s
– Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 9 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 10 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 9 females 70s, 14 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 17 males 80s, 8 females 90s, 5 males 90s
– DuPage County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 90s
– Jackson County: 1 male 80s
– Kankakee County: 1 female 90s
– Lake County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
– Madison County: 1male 70s, 1 male 80s
– McHenry County: 1 male 70s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
– Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
– Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
– Winnebago County: 1 male 60s
– Woodford County: 1 female 70s

Hardin County is now reporting a case and Hamilton County learned of their second positive test Tuesday morning.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 33,059 cases, including 1,468 deaths, in 96 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

Governor J.B. Pritzker said during his afternoon press conference that he expects the state’s peak may still be ahead, predicting mid-May.  Additionally, the governor says he’s still considering the current stay at home executive order and it’s potential extension or possibly beginning to re-open certain parts of the state in limited release.  Also Tuesday afternoon, the IHSA (Illinois High School Association) formally announced the cancellation of all spring sports and summer contact days.

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations@illinois.gov. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

*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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