Public Health officials announce 673 new cases of coronavirus disease


Current total is 2,538 cases in 37 Illinois counties

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 673 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including seven deaths: a man in his 50s, two men and two women in their 60s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 90s. Approximately 87% of fatalities are among patient 60 years of age and older.

Franklin and Tazewell counties are now reporting cases. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 2,538 cases, including 26 deaths, in 37 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years.

Confirmed cases by race

  • White – 40%
  • Black – 28%
  • Other – 9%
  • Asian – 4%
  • Left blank – 19%

Confirmed cases by ethnicity

  • Hispanic or Latino – 7%
  • Not Hispanic or Latino – 61%
  • Left blank – 32%

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Note: All data is provisional and will change.