Public Health officials announce 2,253 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

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Current confirmed cases in Illinois: 50,355; current confirmed cases in Lansing: 177

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 29, 2020) – 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.

In neighboring Indiana, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 605 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 17,182 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 964 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 63 over the previous day. Another 101 probable deaths have been reported. Probable deaths are those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email [email protected]. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected].

*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.