Illinois health officials report 9,277 new cases of COVID-19, 126 deaths

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CHICAGO Illinois health officials reported 9,277 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Friday, including 126 additional deaths.

The deaths were reported in the following counties:

  • Adams County: 1 male 70s
  • Boone County: 1 female 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 2 females 60s, 4 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 7 males 70s, 7 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 7 males 90s
  • DeKalb County: 1 female 60s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Edwards County: 1 male 80s
  • Effingham County: 1 male 80s
  • Fayette County: 1 female 80s
  • Fulton County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Henry County: 1 male 90s
  • Iroquois County: 1 male 60s
  • Jackson County: 1 male 60s
  • Jefferson County: 1 female 90s
  • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 80s
  • Knox County: 1 male 50s
  • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 3 females 90s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 80s
  • Livingston County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Madison County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Marion County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Marshall County: 1 female 50s
  • McLean County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Montgomery County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Morgan County: 1 male 70s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Perry County: 1 female 60s
  • Randolph County: 1 female 90s
  • Richland County: 1 female 70s
  • Rock Island County: 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
  • Saline County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 90s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s
  • Stark County: 1 male 80s
  • Stephenson County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 40s, 4 males 70s
  • Vermilion County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Whiteside County: 1 male 60s
  • Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s
  • Williamson County: 1 male 70s
  • Winnebago County: 2 females 90s
  • Woodford County: 1 female 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,017,322 cases, including 17,395 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 118,665 specimens for a total of 13,922,611.

As of Thursday night, 3,777 people in Illinois were reported to be hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those, 780 patients were in the ICU and 422 patients were on ventilators.

Despite the recent uptick in cases, Illinois has seen hospitalizations decline to more than 2,300 below the peak recorded on November 21, 2020 of 6,175.

The state is also seeing its lowest number of patients in the ICU since early November.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from January 1 to January 7 is 8.5%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 1 to January 7 is 9.5%.

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January 8, 2021 at 01:27PM

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