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Public Health Officials Announce 673 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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[May 24, 2020]  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%

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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.

[Illinois Office of Communication and Information]

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