Public Health officials announce 2,325 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois today, 2,887 yesterday

Current confirmed cases in Illinois: 73,760; current confirmed cases in Lansing: 240

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 9, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,325 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 111 additional deaths:

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  • Clinton County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 4 females 50s, 7 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 9 males 60s,
    7 females 70s, 13 males 70s, 1 unknown 70s, 8 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 4 females 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 unknown 90s, 2 females 100s

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  • DeKalb: 1 male 60s
  • DuPage: 1 female 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 7 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Iroquois: 1 female 90s
  • Kane: 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Kendall: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s
  • Lake: 1 female 70s, 2 males 90s
  • LaSalle: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s
  • Madison: 1 female 80s
  • McHenry: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s
  • Rock Island: 1 male 80s
  • St. Clair: 1 male 40s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Will: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
  • Winnebago: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Out of State: 1 female 90s

Yesterday the IDPH announced 2,887 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths. Those numbers included a case from Pope County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 76,085 cases, including 3,349 deaths, in 98 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 16,617 specimens for a total of 416,331.

Indiana numbers

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 606 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 23,732 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. More than 40 percent of ICU beds and 81 percent of ventilators were available as of Saturday. 

A total of 1,362 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 34 over the previous day. Another 128 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, 135,686 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 130,128 on Friday.

Note

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 dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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