Covid-19: Monday, August 3
Today's statistics for Covid-19/ Evanston residents
Confirmed cases: 870 (no new case reported since yesterday)
Deaths: 71 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the city's Website.
Covid-19 statistics for Illinois
Illinois announced 1,298 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The state also reported 10 additional deaths. Illinois now has 183,241 total known infections and 7,526 fatalities.
And on Sunday, White House coronavirus task force leader Dr. Deborah Birx said widespread coronavirus infections in urban and rural America mark a “new phase” for the pandemic and she doubled down on calls to wear face masks and observe social distancing measures.