COVID-19 in Illinois: 1,853 new confirmed cases, 14 additional deaths reported Monday

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday reported 1,853 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease throughout the state, including 14 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 303,394 cases, including 8,805 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 28 – October 4 is 3.4%. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 38,538 specimens for a total of 5,924,956. 

As of Sunday night, 1,631 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 382 patients were in the ICU and 155 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.  

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

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