Illinois Coronavirus Cases Total 2538 with 673 New Cases; 7 More Deaths for a Total of 26 Deaths Reported Thursday March 26, 2020

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today, Thursday March 26, 2020 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.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
in Illinois Test Results (3/26/2020)

Positive (Confirmed Cases) 2538
Deaths 26
Negative Results XX
Under Investigation 16631

— SOURCE: IDPH

Confirmed Cases by Race

White – 40%
Black – 28%
Other – 9%
Asian – 4%
Left blank – 19%

— IDPH

Confirmed Cases by Ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino – 7%
Not Hispanic or Latino – 61%
Left blank – 32%

— IDPH

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