Public Health Officials Announce 1,337 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,337 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.

  • Adams County: 1 male 90s
  • Christian County: 1 female 90s
  • Coles County: 1 female 80s
  • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Jackson County: 1 female 90s
  • Jersey County: 1 female 100+
  • Kane County: 1 male 80s
  • Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
  • LaSalle County: 1 male 70s
  • Macon County: 1 male 70s
  • Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 1 male 90s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
  • Will County: 1 male 70s
  • Williamson County: 1 female 80s, 3 females 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 253,690 cases, including 8,214 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 2 – September 8 is 3.7%. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 48,029 specimens for a total of 4,526,739. As of last night, 1,580 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with
COVID-19. Of those, 357 patients were in the ICU and 133 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 nonpharmaceutical interventions. 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 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.