IDPH reports 22,600 new COVID Cases
November 17, 2021
On Friday the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 22,600 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 129 additional deaths since reporting on Nov. 5. New cases of COVID-19 increased 29 percent from last week.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,735,586 cases, including 26,077 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Since reporting on Friday, Nov. 5, laboratories have reported 906,911 specimens for a total of 37,016,510. As of last night, 1,553 individuals in I...