Illinois reports 7,000-plus COVID-19 cases, 96 more deaths

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday reported 7,037 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 96 additional deaths:

  • Adams County: 1 male 70s
  • Christian County: 2 males 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 5 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 7 females 90s, 4 males 90s
  • DeKalb County: 1 male 70s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s. 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Effingham County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Fayette County: 1 male 50s
  • Franklin County: 1 male 70s
  • Henderson County: 1 female 60s
  • Jackson County: 1 female 60s
  • Kane County: 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female over 100
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Knox County: 1 female 40s
  • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
  • Macoupin County: 1 female 60s
  • Madison County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Marion County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Massac County: 1 male 70s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
  • McLean County: 2 females 80s
  • Moultrie County: 1 female 80s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 80s
  • Perry County: 1 male 60s
  • Randolph County: 1 female 70s
  • Saline County: 1 female 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male over 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female over 100
  • Vermilion County: 1 male 90s
  • Warren County: 1 male 50s
  • Will County: 2 females 70s, 1 male 90s, 1 female over 100
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 80s

IDPH reports a total of 925,107 cases, including 15,643 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than 1 to older than 100. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 94,909 specimens for a total 12,782,980. As of Wednesday night, 4,488 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 944 patients were in the ICU and 518 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
 
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Dec. 17-23 is 7.2%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity Dec. 17-23 is 8.9%.

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