Illinois Cases Total 753 with 168 New Cases, 1 Death for a Total of 6 Deaths as Stay-at-Home Order Begins at 5 PM Saturday March 21, 2020

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 168 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including another death; a Cook County man in his 70s. DeKalb County is now also reporting a case. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 753 cases in 26 counties in Illinois (percentage of case by county below). Cases have occurred in ages 3 to 99.

Four counties in Illinois have the most cases: Cook 73%, DuPage 9%, Lake 8%, and Will 2%.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
in Illinois Test Results (3/21/2020)

Positive (Confirmed Cases) 753
Deaths 6
Negative Results XX
Under Investigation 6247

— SOURCE: IDPH

ILLINOIS COUNTY COVID-19 CASES

Adams ˂ 1% LaSalle ˂ 1%
Champaign ˂ 1% Madison ˂ 1%
Christian ˂ 1% McHenry 1%
Clinton ˂ 1% McLean 1%
Cook 73% Peoria ˂ 1%
Cumberland ˂ 1% Sangamon 1%
DeKalb ˂ 1% St. Clair ˂ 1%
DuPage 9% Washington ˂ 1%
Jackson ˂ 1% Whiteside ˂ 1%
Kane 1% Will 2%
Kankakee ˂ 1% Williamson ˂ 1%
Kendall ˂ 1% Winnebago 1%
Lake 8% Woodford ˂ 1% 

During this unprecedented public health emergency, stocks of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health care providers are being used rapidly. To aggressively address COVID-19, the availability of critical resources such as gloves, gowns, eye protection, and N-95 or surgical masks is essential.

To maximize the state’s availability of PPE, IDPH released guidance to limit non-essential adult elective surgery and medical and surgical procedures, including all dental procedures, until further notice. IDPH is now encouraging surgery centers, veterinarians, and anyone with unused PPE that is not immediately needed to donate it to assist health care providers, health care facilities, and first responders who are on the front line actively responding to COVID-19.

For donations, email [email protected] For general questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected]

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