Illinois reports over 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths

Illinois reports over 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - During Governor JB Pritzker’s weekly coronavirus update, Dr. Ngozi Ezike announced 2,630 new COVID-19 cases along with 42 additional deaths.

The State of Illinois has now had a total of 307,641 confirmed cases and 8,878 deaths.

This comes as the state surpasses a new milestone in testing, according to the governor.

“We are now pushing an average of nearly 60,000 tests a day," says Governor Pritzker, "And this morning, we surpassed six million tests completed to date.”

You can watch that update in the video below.

Here are the current cases in our Illinois area:

  • White County - 194 cases, one death
  • Wabash County - 183 cases, three deaths
  • Edwards County - 77 cases
  • Wayne County - 336 cases, eight deaths

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