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Illinois COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000, including 243 deaths

State officials said that coronavirus cases have jumped by over 1,400 within the past day, bringing Illinois’ total to over 10,000 and 243 dead. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said at his daily press conference Saturday that the state continues to work during the stay-at-home order. “This is a really, really hard time, financially and emotionally, […]

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Illinois coronavirus cases increase to over 7,600, including 157 deaths

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said there are four field hospitals under construction to support existing hospitals as 715 new coronavirus cases and 16 new deaths were reported in the state on Thursday. The Illinois Department of Public Health said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 7,695 cases and 157 deaths. The number of people tested […]

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42 new coronavirus-related deaths, nearly 1,000 new cases reported in Illinois

Illinois state officials announced 42 new coronavirus-related deaths — the largest number in a single day — along with nearly 1,000 new confirmed cases on Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Public Health said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 6,980 cases and 141 deaths. The number of people tested so far is at 40,384, data […]

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Gov. Pritzker extends Illinois stay-at-home order until April 30

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that he is extending the state’s stay-at-home order until April 30 as coronavirus cases increased by over 900 with 26 new deaths. Pritzker also extended the disaster proclamation and school closures. The stay-at-home order was initially set to end on April 7 before Pritzker extended it by 23 days. “Each […]

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Gov. Pritzker reports biggest jump in coronavirus cases in Illinois

Governor Pritzker announced the biggest jump in coronavirus cases in a day — 1,105 new cases bringing the state’s total to 4,596 and 65 deaths. Pritzker laid out the state’s efforts to improve COVID-19 testing capacity, speed, and access during his Sunday press conference. The Illinois Department of Public Health said that there were 1,105 […]

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Illinois coronavirus cases surpass 3,000, including 34 deaths

Governor Pritzker announced increased SNAP benefits and additional support for homeless people as coronavirus cases in Illinois surpassed 3,000 with 34 deaths on Friday. The Illinois Department of Public Health said that there were 488 new cases and eight new virus-related deaths, bringing the state’s total to 3,026 cases and 34 deaths. Approximately 86% of […]