673 New Cases of COVID-19, seven fatalities

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)  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 patients 60 years of age and older. Franklin and Tazewell counties are now reporting cases. On Thursday Livingston County reported their second case, a man in his 60s. 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%