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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today 10/21/20 reported 4,342 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 69 additional deaths.
• Christian County: 1 female 80s• Clark County: 1 male 90s• Clay County: 1 male 80s• Clinton County: 1 male 80s• Cook County: 2 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s• DuPage County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s• Fayette County: 1 male 80s• Ford County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s• Franklin County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s• Fulton County: 1 male 90s• Hancock County: 1 male 60s• Jackson County: 1 male 70s• Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 80s• Kendall County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s• Knox County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s• Lake County: 1 female 70s• Macon County:1 female 90s• Madison County: 1 male 80s• Marion County: 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s• McDonough County: 1 female 80s• Peoria County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s• Richland County: 1 male 80s• Saline County: 2 females 80s• Sangamon County: 1 male 80s• Shelby County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s• St. Clair County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s• Vermilion County: 1 female 70s• Whiteside County: 2 male 80s, 1 female 90s• Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 80s• Williamson County: 1 female 90s• Winnebago County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+• Woodford County: 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 355,217 cases, including 9,345 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from October 14 – October 20 is 5.7%. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 66,791 specimens for a total of 6,950,105. As of last night, 2,338 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 502 patients were in the ICU and 194 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
*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. Information for a death previously reported has changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.