IDPH Announces 1,826 New Coronavirus Cases on Thursday

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,826 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois on Thursday, including 123 additional deaths.

  • Boone County: 1 male 80s
  • Champaign County: 1 male 90s
  • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 30s, 2 females 40s, 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 9 females 70s, 13 males 70s, 8 females 80s, 8 males 80s, 10 females 90s, 2 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 4 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Fayette County: 1 female 90s
  • Jackson County: 1 female 70s
  • Kane County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 80s, 4 males 80s
  • Kendall County: 1 male 70s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 male 100+
  • McHenry County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1male 70s
  • Will County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 males 90s
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 36,934 cases, including 1,688 deaths, in 96 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

The Will County Health Department also reminds you that if you believe you have been exposed to Coronavirus, isolate yourself and self-monitor for the symptoms.  This includes taking your temperature three times daily (morning, afternoon, evening) to check for a fever, along with watching for other symptoms such as cough and shortness of breath. More information on Coronavirus and its symptoms can be found at,

If you do have the symptoms, you are asked to phone YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER for an examination, as your medical provider is the one who knows you and your family’s medical condition’s best.  ALWAYS CALL AHEAD OF TIME, as your provider may have certain times or areas where they prefer symptomatic patients to go.

The Will County Health Department has established a Coronavirus hotline for questions, available from 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday at 815-740-8977.