Public Health Officials Announce 6,717 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,717 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 101 additional deaths. Illinois has now reported more than one million cases since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Bond County: 1 female 70s
  • Boone County: 1 female 40s
  • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 3 males 40s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 4 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • DeKalb County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Effingham County: 1 male 80s
  • Fulton County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
  • Hamilton County: 1 female 50s
  • Jefferson County: 1 male 70s
  • Kane County: 2 males 50s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
  • Kankakee County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s
  • Lake County: 1 teen, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Logan County: 1 male 50s
  • Macoupin County: 1 male 70s
  • Madison County: 2 males 70s, 1 male 90s
  • Marion County: 1 female 70s
  • Massac County: 1 female 90s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 70s
  • McLean County: 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Mercer County: 1 female 90s
  • Monroe County: 1 female 60s
  • Montgomery County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
  • Morgan County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
  • Moultrie County: 1 male 70s
  • Peoria County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
  • Perry County: 1 female 90s
  • Piatt County: 1 male 80s
  • Pike County: 1 male 80s
  • Randolph County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
  • Sangamon County: 1 male 30s
  • St. Clair County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • Stephenson County: 1 female 60s
  • Tazewell County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
  • Vermilion County: 1 male 80s
  • Whiteside County: 1 female 80s
  • Will County: 1 female 60s, 3 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 female over 100
  • Winnebago County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,024,039 cases, including 17,494 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 102,903 specimens for a total 14,025,514. As of last night, 3,589 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 742 patients were in the ICU and 393 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 2–8, 2021 is 8.3%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 2–8, 2021 is 9.3%.

*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 dph.sick@illinois.gov.