IDPH Announces 2,724 New Coronavirus Cases on Friday

The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced 2,724 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois on Friday, including 108 additional deaths.

  • Boone County: 1 male 60s
  • Clinton County: 1 female 100+
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 3 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 5 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 14 females 70s, 15 males 70s, 10 females 80s, 11 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 5 males 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 80s
  • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
  • Madison County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 50s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 70s
  • Whiteside County: 1 unknown 90s
  • Will County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 39,658 cases, including 1,795 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.