Public Health officials announce 1,197 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

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Current confirmed cases in Illinois: 30,357; current confirmed cases in Lansing: 116

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 19, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,197 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths:

  • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 60s, 5 males 60s, 4 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 1 unknown 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Kane County: 1 female 90s
  • Madison County: 1 male 50s
  • Monroe County: 1 female 90s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 90s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
  • Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 30,357 cases, including 1,290 deaths, in 93 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

In neighboring Indiana, 577 new cases are being reported, bringing the total confirmed cases to 11,210, including 562 total deaths.

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*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.