Public Health Officials Announce 1,317 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,317 new
confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional
confirmed deaths.

Cass County: 1 female 80s
Cook County: 3 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 2
females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
DuPage County: 1 male 70s
Lake County: 1 female 70s
McHenry County: 1 female 80s
Peoria County: 1 female 90s
Will County: 1 female 70s
Winnebago County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 151,767 cases, including 7,144 deaths, in 102 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 32,987 specimens for a total of 1,911,743. The preliminary
seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of the total tests from July 3 –July 9 is 2.9%. As
of last night, 1,436 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of
Of those, 306 patients were in the ICU and 155 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, IDPH is now reporting both confirmed and probable cases and deaths on its website. Reporting probable cases will help show the potential burden of COVID-19 illness and the efficacy of population-based non-pharmaceutical interventions. See CDC definition of a probable case on its website. IDPH will update these data once a week.

*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 deaths 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.