Current total is 3,026 cases, 34 deaths
information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 27, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 488 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including eight deaths. Approximately 86% of fatalities are among patients 60 years of age and older.
Bureau, Henry, and Iroquois counties are now reporting cases. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,026 cases, including 34 deaths, in 40 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years.
Confirmed cases by race
- White – 39%
- Black – 28%
- Left blank – 20%
- Other – 9%
- Asian – 4%
Confirmed cases by ethnicity
- Not Hispanic or Latino – 60%
- Left blank – 33%
- Hispanic or Latino – 7%
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Note: All data is provisional and will change.