Public Health Officials Announce 3,874 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

More than 82,000 COVID-19 tests reported in past 24 hours in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,874 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths.

  • Adams County: 1 female 70s
  • Christian County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 80s
  • Clark County: 1 female 80s
  • Clinton County: 1 male 90s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 90s
  • DeWitt County: 1 female 70s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 60s
  • Kane County: 1 female 70s
  • Kankakee County: 1 male 60s
  • Lake County: 1 female 70s
  • LaSalle County: 2 females 90s
  • Macon County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Madison County: 1 female 80s
  • McLean County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 90s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 70s
  • Shelby County: 1 female 70s
  • St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
  • Tazewell County: 1 male 80s
  • Vermilion County: 2 males 70s
  • Warren County: 1 male 90s
  • White County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s
  • Will County: 1 female 70s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 364,033 cases, including 9,418 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 October 16 – October 22 is 5.6%. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 82,256 specimens for a total of 7,113,338. As of last night, 2,498 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with
COVID-19. Of those, 511 patients were in the ICU and 197 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

*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. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email