Today's statistics for Covid-19/Evanston residents
Confirmed cases: 840 (two new cases reported since yesterday).
Deaths: 71 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the city's Website.
Covid-19 statistics for Illinois
Illinois reported 1,173 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 162,748. State health officials also said six more people have died after contracting the virus. So far, 7,301 people have died in Illinois.
In Chicago today, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago bars will no longer be allowed to serve alcohol indoors starting this Friday as part of a new effort to curb the coronavirus.
On Friday, suburban Cook County announced it was joining the City of Chicago in requiring people coming to Illinois from states with high rates of Covid-19 infection to quarantine upon arrival for 14 days.