Illinois

Cases

New IL Cases

September 18
+2,223
Trend
Flat

New IL Deaths

September 18
+23
Trend
Flat

Total IL Cases

Confirmed cases
272,517
Deaths
8,647

Tests in IL

Positive-Test Rate
3.6%

County Trends

Rising
52
Falling
21
Flat
29

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Cook 137,580 587 5,150
Lake 16,175 135 484
DuPage 16,488 114 550
Will 13,211 81 370
Madison 5,231 77 130
Kane 12,444 72 325
Champaign 4,290 72 20
Winnebago 5,098 54 149
Peoria 3,130 49 48
McLean 3,089 46 19
St. Clair 6,184 40 182
Rock Island 2,727 39 70
Christian 412 38 10
Sangamon 2,203 37 44
Williamson 1,289 36 34
Jackson 1,220 34 24
Adams 956 34 10
Vermilion 568 34 4
Macon 1,337 32 34
McHenry 4,350 28 118
Tazewell 1,511 26 15
Crawford 330 25 1
LaSalle 1,568 22 54
Kankakee 2,609 18 76
Clinton 1,022 18 20
Marion 481 17 0
Bureau 557 15 10
Saline 240 14 3
DeKalb 1,406 13 38
Knox 565 13 3
Logan 424 13 1
Effingham 798 11 1
Henry 610 11 5
Franklin 473 11 2
Jersey 373 11 13
Livingston 293 11 5
Kendall 1,860 10 25
Randolph 903 10 11
Whiteside 672 10 19
Bond 276 10 4
Coles 1,324 9 28
Ogle 604 9 6
Macoupin 470 9 6
Montgomery 309 9 12
Fulton 140 9 0
Morgan 612 8 21
Greene 205 8 3
Richland 135 8 4
Union 493 7 24
McDonough 438 7 15
Washington 179 7 1
Grundy 616 6 5
Perry 332 6 14
Jefferson 544 5 37
Warren 294 5 1
De Witt 93 5 1
Hamilton 63 5 0
Stephenson 453 4 6
Shelby 342 4 4
Wayne 234 4 5
Piatt 130 4 0
Mercer 124 4 5
Ford 91 4 4
Woodford 383 3 5
Douglas 272 3 5
Lawrence 242 3 2
Cumberland 189 3 4
Johnson 142 3 0
Massac 90 3 2
Edwards 60 3 0
Schuyler 44 3 0
Monroe 605 2 15
Cass 372 2 11
Lee 319 2 1
Jo Daviess 226 2 2
Moultrie 206 2 3
Carroll 202 2 4
Clay 137 2 0
Mason 118 2 1
Putnam 40 2 0
Hardin 33 2 0
Iroquois 345 1 19
Jasper 186 1 9
White 155 1 0
Pulaski 153 1 1
Clark 144 1 2
Menard 112 1 0
Marshall 85 1 0
Scott 67 1 0
Alexander 65 1 1
Stark 49 1 2
Brown 36 1 0
Boone 999 0 23
Fayette 300 0 3
Hancock 182 0 3
Edgar 108 0 5
Pike 104 0 1
Gallatin 68 0 2
Henderson 62 0 0
Pope 25 0 1
Calhoun 34 -1 0
Wabash 136 -2 1

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Illinois
STATUS: CLOSING AGAIN
Cases
272,517 confirmed cases, with 2,223 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Professional sports; amusement parks
Fact
CDC recommends using ABHR with 60-95% alcohol in healthcare settings. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
8/25/2020
Gov. Pritzker announces new rule requiring masks while interacting with staff at restaurants and bars
8/7/2020
Illinois gov. Pritzker issues rule to penalize businesses that don’t enforce mask requirements with fines up to $2,500
7/28/2020
Illinois, Kentucky and Minnesota added to New York State COVID-19 travel advisory list
7/20/2020
Chicago bans indoor bars and facials; Florida cases soar

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.