SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday announced 673 new cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois.
Seven additional deaths were also reported; 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.
A total of 16,631 tests have been administered in the state.
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%