A dozen new mobile testing teams will offer drive-thru and walk-up services across the state, free of charge.
Illinois Department of Public Health
New statewide COVID-19 totals: 149,432 cases, 7,099 deaths
New statewide COVID-19 totals: 147,865 cases, 7,026 deaths
As the number of deaths linked to COVID-19 surpasses 130,000 across the U.S., Illinois officials on Monday reported fewer than 10 deaths for the second consecutive day.
New statewide COVID-19 totals: 145,750 cases, 7,005 deaths
State health officials are urging businesses and residents to comply with public health measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, which has now been detected in all of Illinois’ 102 counties.
Health officials say a Cook County production facility is the “likely cause” of an outbreak of an intestinal illness linked to packaged salads that has sickened more than 200 people across the country.
New statewide totals: 139,434 cases, 6,810 deaths
It’s official: Illinois will move into the next phase of its reopening plan Friday. “Illinois is being touted across the country for getting it right,” said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
New statewide totals: 137,825 cases, 6,707 deaths
Teachers, parents and students across Illinois finally have an answer to the question of whether or not classrooms will reopen in the fall — and the answer is yes. But it’s not going to be business as usual.
An outbreak of an intestinal illness linked to packaged salads has sickened more than 20 people across the state, according to health officials.
New statewide totals: 132,543 cases, 6,308 deaths
Illinois’ statewide positivity rate for the coronavirus fell to 3% this weekend – down from last Saturday’s rate of 5.5%.
The Cook County Department of Public Health will scale up its COVID-19 contact tracing program within the next six months, thanks to a $41 million grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
New statewide totals: 129,837 cases, 6,095 deaths
A group of Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lift additional restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus by Friday — weeks ahead of the timeline outlined in the governor’s reopening plan for Illinois.
New statewide totals: 128,415 cases, 5,924 deaths
Illinois officials are dipping their toes into the idea of allowing swimming as the state begins its second week in phase three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s reopening plan.
New statewide totals: 127,757 cases, 5,904 deaths
Illinois’ total number of coronavirus cases reached 127,757 on Sunday as the state again reported fewer than 1,000 new cases over the past 24 hours. But doctors and officials fear that number could spike in the near future.
New statewide totals: 125,915 cases, 5,795 deaths
Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the milestone was the result of the “incredible work of so many people behind the scenes.”
New statewide totals: 120,260 cases, 5,390 deaths
Just days after the state began slowly reopening, public health officials said 120,260 people have so far tested positive for the virus in Illinois, including an additional 1,343 between Saturday and Sunday.
New statewide totals: 118,917 cases, 5,330 deaths
Another 1,462 Illinoisans tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials reported Saturday, as many communities across the state begin to emerge from the governor’s stay-at-home order.
New statewide totals: 117,455 cases, 5,270 deaths
Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the time for his stay-at-home order has come to an end as several businesses across Illinois began to reopen Friday – the first day under phase three the governor's Restore Illinois plan.