The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 2,049 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois on Wednesday, including 98 additional deaths.

  • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 7 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 1 unknown 70s, 5 females 80s, 16 males 80s, 8 females 90s, 3 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 male 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 2 males 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 90s
  • Kendall County: 1 female 60s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
  • Macon County: 1 female 60s
  • Madison County: 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
  • Will County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 35,108 cases, including 1,565 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.