Illinois health officials report 7,216 new cases of COVID-19, 115 deaths

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CHICAGO (WGN)  Illinois public health officials reported 7,216 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 115 additional deaths as distribution of the first doses of Pfizer’s vaccine begins.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 848,904 cases, including 14,291 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

The deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Clay County: 1 male 40s
  • Coles County: 1 female 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 20s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 4 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 5 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 male 100+
  • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Edgar County: 1 female 70s
  • Fulton County: 1 male 90s
  • Greene County: 1 female 80s
  • Hancock County: 2 males 80s
  • Kane County: 3 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Knox County: 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 male 90s
  • LaSalle County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 90s
  • Lawrence County: 1 female 90s
  • Lee County: 1 male 90s
  • Logan County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Madison County: 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Marion County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 90s
  • McLean County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Mercer County: 1 male 80s
  • Ogle County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Pike County: 1 male 80s
  • Randolph County: 1 female 80s
  • Rock Island County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Stephenson County: 1 female 80s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Washington County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s
  • Wayne County: 1 male 80s
  • Whiteside County: 1 male 70s
  • Will County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Williamson County: 1 male 90s
  • Winnebago County: 1 male 60s

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 63,648 specimens for a total of 11,776,832.

As of Saturday night, 5,073 people in Illinois were hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 1,080 patients were in the ICU and 612 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from December 6 to December 12 is 9.1%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from December 6 to December 12 is 10.6%.

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