IL surpases 102k total COVID-19 cases

IL surpases 102k total COVID-19 cases
(Source: WFIE)

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,268 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 87 additional deaths throughout Illinois on Thursday afternoon.

This brings the statewide number to 102,686 total cases.

As of Thursday, 4,607 people have died from complications with COVID-19 so far.

According to Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, 672,020 residents have been tested for coronavirus in Illionois, including 29,307 tests over the last 24 hours. Dr. Ezike says this is the highest single-day number of tests performed to date.

You can watch Gov. Pritzker’s full Thursday press conference in the video below.

Here are the numbers for our Illinois counties

  • Wayne Co. - 9 cases, 1 death
  • White Co. - 2 cases
  • Edwards Co. -2 cases
  • Wabash Co. - 1 case

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