Second Consecutive Day Over 2,000; IDPH Announces 2,514 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, September 25, 2020 reported 2,514 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

In Chicagoland, 7 new cases were reported in Cook County, 3 cases in DuPage County, 1 case in Kane County, 2 cases in Will County. No new cases were reported in Lake County or McHenry County.

Cook County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+

Cumberland County: 1 female 80s

DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 2 females 90s

Green County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s

Jersey County: 1 male 90s

Kane County: 1 male 50s

Menard County: 1 male 90s

Richland County: 1 male 80s

Saline County: 1 male 70s

St. Clair County: 1 female 70s

Tazewell County: 1 female 70s

Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s

Williamson County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

Almost 70,000 tests reported in 24 hours

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 283,885 cases, including 8,563 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 18 – September 24 is 3.6%. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 69,793 specimens for a total of 5,363,471. As of last night, 1,637 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 371 patients were in the ICU and 124 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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