IDPH Reports 8,922 New Coronavirus Cases with 140 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 16%

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 reported 8,922 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 140 additional deaths. Eleven deaths in Cook County involved people under 60 years-old. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 11 – November 17, 2020 is 14.2%, according to the IDPH.

According to the IDPH, Region 10 (suburban Cook County) reported 10 days of test positivity increases with the latest Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average report at 16%. The latest Daily Test Positivity rated was report at 15.8%. Region 10 reported 11 consecutive days of 12.1% or greater. IDPH reported 9 days of Hospital Admission Increases.

The Medical Surgical Bed Availability was reported above the threshold of 20% at 24%.

ICU Bed Availability with a threshold of 20% was reported at 28%.

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New Deaths in All Counties

Adams County: 1 male 90s
Bureau County: 1 female 90s
Champaign Cunty: 1 female 100+
Clinton County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
Coles County: 1 male 90s
Cook County: 2 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 7 females 60s, 13 males 60s, 10 females 70s, 9 males 70s, 6 females 80s, 13 males 80s, 6 females 90s, 4 males 90s, 1 male 100+
DeWitt County: 1 female 90s
DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s, 2 males 90s
Effingham County: 1 male 90s
Fayette County: 1 male 80s
Franklin County: 1 male 90s
Greene County: 1 male 90s
Jackson County: 1 male 70s
Kendall County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 90s
Knox County: 1 female 90s
Lake County: 1 male 90s
LaSalle County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s
Livingston County: 1 male 60s
Logan County: 1 male 80s
Macon County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s
McDonough County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
McHenry County: 1 male 70s, 2 females 90s
Ogle County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s
Peoria County: 2 females 80s
Sangamon County: 1 male 80s
St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
Stephenson County: 1 female 80s
Tazewell County: 1 male 90s
Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
Warren County: 1 female 80s
Wayne County: 1 male 90s
Whiteside County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
Will County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
Williamson County: 1 male 70s
Winnebago County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 606,771 cases, including 11,014 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 103,569 specimens for a total 9,359,227. As of last night, 5,953 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,146 patients were in the ICU and 547 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from November 11 – November 17, 2020 is 11.9%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 11 – November 17, 2020 is 14.2%.

*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, today’s numbers have been adjusted. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected]




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Region 10 Test Positivity 11-5-2020 to 11-15-2020 (SOURCE: IDPH)
Region 10 Test Positivity 11-5-2020 to 11-15-2020 (SOURCE: IDPH).