Illinois reports 4,000 new cases of COVID-19, 46 deaths Tuesday

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,000 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 46 additional deaths.

– Adams County: 1 female 70s
– Carroll County: 1 male 90s
– Clinton County: 1male 60s, 1 male 80s
– Coles County: 1 female 90s
– Cook County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
– DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
– Jefferson County: 1 female 90s
– Jo Daviess County: 2 females 90s
– Kane County: 1 male 80s
– Knox County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
– LaSalle County: 2 female 80s
– Macon County: 1 female 70s
– Madison County: 1 female 80s
– Mason County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
– McLean County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
– Moultrie County: 1 female 50s
– Pike County: 1 female 70s
– Richland County: 2 females 90s
– Rock Island County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
– St. Clair County: 1 male 70s
– Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
– Warren County: 1 male 60s
– Wayne County: 1 male 90s
– Whiteside County: 1 female 80s
– Will County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
– Williamson County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
– Woodford County: 1 male 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 382,985 cases, including 9,568 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from October 20 – October 26 is 6.4%. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 62,074 specimens for a total 7,388,290.  As of last night, 2,758 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19.  Of those, 595 patients were in the ICU and 241 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

Region 1’s 7-day rolling positivity average: 12.5% (12.8% yesterday) 

Boone: 15.9% (15.8% yesterday)
Carroll: 7.7% (7.4% yesterday)
DeKalb: 9.6% (10.1% yesterday)
Jo Daviess: 12% (13.5% yesterday)
Lee: 12.2% (11.9% yesterday)
Ogle: 10.6% (11.2% yesterday)
Stephenson: 12.8% (12.9% yesterday)
Whiteside: 12.9% (13.8% yesterday)
Winnebago: 13.5% (13.5% yesterday)

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