Illinois health officials announce 488 new coronavirus cases; death toll rises to 34

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday announced 488 new cases of coronavirus disease in the state since Thursday.

Eight additional deaths were also reported. Approximately 86% of fatalities have been among patients 60 years of age and older.

Bureau, Henry and Iroquois counties are now reporting cases. 

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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