Public Health officials announce 715 new cases of coronavirus disease


Current totals: 7,695 cases, 157 deaths, 61 counties

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 2, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 715 new cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths.

  • Christian County: 1 male 80s
  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 4 male 70s, 1 male 80s
  • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
  • McHenry County: 1 male 60s
  • Whiteside County: 1 female 90s

Logan, Macoupin, Mercer, Moultrie, and Piatt counties are now reporting cases. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 7,695 cases, including 157 deaths, in 61 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

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*All data is provisional and will change.