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Illinois Public Health Officials Announce 488 New Cases of Covid-19 Infection Friday 3-27

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 488 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including eight deaths.  Approximately 86% of fatalities are among patients 60 years of age and older.

Bureau, Henry, and Iroquois counties are now reporting cases.  Currently, 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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