October 20, 2020
DeWitt/Piatt Testing Update:
7/14/2020 Total Tested: 3414
DeWitt: 1238---------1220 Not Detected, 0 Pending, 12 Recovered, 6 Positive --> Currently Hospitalized 1, Total Hospitalized 1
Piatt: 2176-------2156 Not Detected, 0 Pending, 20 Recovered, 0 Positive --> Currently Hospitalized 0, Total Hospitalized 0
Update on hospitalization case from DeWitt Co: individual is doing well today. She has been taken off the bi-pap and oxygen has been decreased to 6L. She is recovering.
Public Health Officials Announce 707 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 707 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.
· Cass County: 1 female 90s
· Cook County: 2 males 20s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 4 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
· DeKalb County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
· DuPage County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
· Kane County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
· Lake County: 1 female 70s
· Madison County: 1 male 80s
· McHenry County: 1 female 50s
· St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 155,506 cases, including 7,218 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 28,446 specimens for a total of 2,041,440. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 7 –July 13 is 3.0%. As of last night, 1,416 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 333 patients were in the ICU and 126 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, IDPH is now reporting both confirmed and probable cases and deaths on its website. Reporting probable cases will help show the potential burden of COVID-19 illness and efficacy of population-based non-pharmaceutical interventions. IDPH will update these data once a week.
*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 email@example.com.