Public Health Officials Announce 1,346 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,346 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 80 additional deaths. Union County is now reporting a case.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 24,593 cases, including 948 deaths, in 89 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email 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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