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Public Health Officials Announce 4,342 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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[November 22, 2020]   The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,342 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 69 additional deaths.

Christian County: 1 female 80s

Clark County: 1 male 90s

Clay County: 1 male 80s

Clinton County: 1 male 80s

Cook County: 2 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s

DuPage County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s

Fayette County: 1 male 80s

Ford County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s

Franklin County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

Fulton County: 1 male 90s

Hancock County: 1 male 60s

Jackson County: 1 male 70s

Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 80s

Kendall County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

Knox County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s

Lake County: 1 female 70s

Macon County:1 female 90s

Madison County: 1 male 80s

Marion County: 2 males 70s, 1 male 80s

McDonough County: 1 female 80s

Peoria County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s

Richland County: 1 male 80s

Saline County: 2 females 80s

Sangamon County: 1 male 80s

Shelby County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s

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St. Clair County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

Vermilion County: 1 female 70s

Whiteside County: 2 male 80s, 1 female 90s

Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 80s

Williamson County: 1 female 90s

Winnebago County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 female 100+

Woodford County: 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 355,217 cases, including 9,345 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 14 October 20 is 5.7%. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 66,791 specimens for a total of 6,950,105. As of last night, 2,338 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 502 patients were in the ICU and 194 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. Information for a death previously reported has changed, therefore, todays numbers have been adjusted. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

[Illinois Office of Communication and Information]

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