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%
Note: All data is provisional and will change.