IDPH Update and Local Testing Numbers: 12/14/2020
January 22, 2021

DeWitt/Piatt Testing Numbers:


12/11/2020 Friday

DeWitt: 7 new cases in Clinton. 5 new cases in Farmer City. 1 new case in Waynesville.

Piatt: 2 new cases in Bement. 2 new cases in Hammond. 2 new cases in Monticello. 1 new case in Mansfield. 1 new case in White Heath.


12/12/2020 Saturday

DeWitt: 3 new cases in Clinton. 1 new case in Farmer City.  1 new case in Wapella.

Piatt: 5 new cases in Monticello. 1 new case in Bement.


12/13/2020 Sunday

DeWitt: 2 new cases in Clinton. 2 new cases in Farmer City.

Piatt: 2 new cases in Monticello. 1 new case in Cerro Gordo. 1 new case in White Heath.



With these additional cases, DeWitt Co has had a total of 801 cases; Piatt Co has had a total of 940 cases.  


One additional COVID-19 death was reported today in a DeWitt Co. male in his 90s.  DeWitt Co has had a total of 16 deaths.  Piatt Co has had a total of 5 deaths.


Remember, our weekly incidence rate remains very high.  Please refrain from attending events/parties/gatherings.  Please don't host such gatherings.   WASH your hands frequently, WATCH your distance (6 feet or more), WEAR a mask when in public.  Protect vulnerable populations.  Please test even when asymptomatic. 


Thank you!



IDPH Update:  12/14/2020

Public Health Officials Announce 7,214 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease


SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 7,214 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 103 additional deaths.


  • Boone County: 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 11 females 60s, 14 males 60s, 9 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 12 males 80s, 11 females 90s, 9 males 90s
  • Fayette County: 1 female 80s
  • Jackson County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • LaSalle County: 1 female 80s
  • Mason County: 1 male 60s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 90s
  • Monroe County: 1 male 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 70s
  • Wabash County: 1 female 80s
  • Will County: 1 female 70s


Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 856,118 cases, including 14,394 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 92,256 specimens for a total 11,869,088. As of last night, 4,951 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,070 patients were in the ICU and 621 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.


The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from December 7 – December 13, 2020 is 8.7%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity

from December 7 – December 13, 2020 is 10.3%.


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