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Public Health officials announce 488 new cases of coronavirus disease

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%

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email [email protected]. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected].

Note: All data is provisional and will change.

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