IDPH Daily Update and Local Testing Numbers: 4/29/2020
May 26, 2020

Daily Testing Update:


4/29/2020 Total Tested: 339

DeWitt: 160-------153 Not Detected, 4 Pending, 1 Recovered, 2 Positive

Piatt: 179------173 Not Detected, 0 Pending, 6 Recovered, 0 Positive


We are reporting today of a second currently active case in a DeWitt County resident, a 22-year old healthcare worker who works in Decatur and is a close contact of the case reported yesterday.  Contact tracing is remains ongoing.  This case is following quarantine guidance specific to healthcare workers, and contacts are following quarantine orders. All remain under daily monitoring.


Of the 9 new cases identified in our two-county service area, 5 have been in healthcare workers.


Public Health Officials Announce 2,253 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,253 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 92 additional deaths.


  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 3 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 8 females 60s, 10 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 11 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 1 female 100+
  • DuPage County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+
  • Jasper County: 1 male 90s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 100+
  • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 2 females 90s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 90s
  • Kendall County: 1 male 90s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s
  • Madison County: 1 male 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 80s
  • Shelby County: 1 male 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
  • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 50,355 cases, including 2,215 deaths, in 96 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have processed 14,478 specimens for a total of 256,667.


*All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered.  Data are available by county on the IDPH website – www.dph.illinois.gov/COVID19.  Information for two deaths previously reported has changed, therefore, today’s numbers have been adjusted.


For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov