IL extends stay-at-home order, positive cases surpasses 50K

IL extends stay-at-home order, positive cases surpasses 50K

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,253 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon.

This brings the total of positive cases to 50,355.

His team also confirmed 92 coronavirus deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 2,215.

Gov. Pritzker says 256,667 tests have been conducted.

They say 5,036 people are currently hospitalized statewide.

Gov. Pritzker also said he’s extending the stay-at-home order to May 30.

Meanwhile, the Governor said that more than 20 million PPE items have been distributed across the state.

[Illinois Coronavirus Website]

You can Gov. Pritzker’s full Wednesday press conference in the video below:

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