Illinois adds more restrictions to other regions

10/20 Illinois News of the Day

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Illinois Governor JB Pritzker gave a COVID-19 update Tuesday.

He said more restrictions have now also been added to other regions in the state.

Monday, Gov. Pritzker announced tighter restrictions in Region 5 to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

[New restrictions in area IL counties start Thursday]

That region includes all four of our local Illinois counties - White, Wayne, Wabash, and Edwards.

Here are the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths reported in our area:

  • Wayne County - 440 cases, 11 deaths
  • White County - 235 cases, 1 death
  • Wabash County - 210 cases, 5 deaths
  • Edwards County - 99 cases

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