SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 11,028 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 166 additional deaths on Saturday. As IDPH Director, Dr. Ngozi Ezike highlighted during Friday’s COVID-19 briefing, there was a delay in death data reporting on November 13, 2020. Therefore, 66 deaths that occurred Friday are being reported with Saturday’s total.
4 of those deaths occurred in our 3 of our local counties:
- Coles County: 1 female 60s
- Effingham County: 2 females 90s
- Wayne County: 1 male 60s
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 562,985 cases, including 10,670 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 114,370 specimens for a total 8,986,010. As of last night, 5,415 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,018 patients were in the ICU and 499 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from November 7 – November 13 is 12.6%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from November 7, 2020 – November 13, 2020 is 14.7%.