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IDPH Daily Update 3-26-2020
May 26, 2020

 

Public Health Officials Announce 673 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today 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.

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%

For all personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, email PPE.donations@illinois.gov. For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov.

*All data is provisional and will change.

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