Public Health Officials Announce 4,318 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 4,318 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

More than half a million vaccines administered

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,318 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.

  • Champaign County: 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s
  • Clay County: 1 male 70s
  • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 3 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 2 male 90s
  • DuPage County: 2 females 80s
  • Effingham County: 1 female 80s
  • Marion County: 1 male 60s
  • Montgomery County: 1 female 90s
  • Peoria County: 2 females 90s
  • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s
  • Sangamon County: 1 female 70s
  • Vermilion County: 1 male 60s


Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,076,532 cases, including 18,291 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 71,533 specimens for a total 14,898,528.  As of last night, 3,335 in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 713 patients were in the ICU and 395 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.


The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 12–18, 2021 is 5.7%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 12–18, 2021 is 6.9%.


As of last night, 781,350 doses of vaccine were delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago.  In addition, approximately 304,600 doses have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities.  This brings the total Illinois doses to 1,085,950.  IDPH is currently reporting a total of 508,732 vaccines administered, including 69,976 for long-term care facilities.  Yesterday, a total of 13,169 doses were administered.  The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 22,134 doses.


*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.  For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email