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Public Health officials announce 3,239 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois today

Current confirmed cases in Illinois: 87,937; current confirmed cases in Lansing: 263

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health and Indiana State Department of Health

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 14, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 3,239 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths:

  • Coles County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
  • Cook County: 4 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 10 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 13 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 10 males 70s, 1 unknown 70s, 9 females 80s, 15 males 80s, 11 females 90s, 1 female 100+
  • DuPage County: 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 3 females 90s
  • Jefferson County: 1 female 90s
  • Kane County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Kendall County: 2 females 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Lee County: 1 male 50s
  • McHenry County: 1 female 60s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 80s
  • Wayne County: 1 male 80s
  • Will County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 87,937 cases, including 3,928 deaths, in 99 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 22,678 specimens for a total of 512,037. The statewide 7-day rolling positivity rate is 17%.

Indiana numbers

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 634 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 26,053 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remain steady. Nearly 41 percent of ICU beds and nearly 80 percent of ventilators were available as of Thursday.

A total of 1,508 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 26 over the previous day. Another 138 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 160,239 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 154,083 on Wednesday.


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. Information for a death 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 [email protected].

The Lansing Journal
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