Covid-19: Thursday, August 13

Today's statistics for Covid-19/ Evanston residents  Confirmed cases: 919 (four new cases reported since yesterday)  Deaths: 71 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the city's Website. Covid-19 statistics for Illinois

Illinois public health officials today announced 1,834 new known cases of Covid-19 and 24 additional confirmed deaths.


The state has now logged 200,427 cases overall and 7,696 confirmed deaths.


Yesterday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker again warned that the state might reimpose stricter measures to slow the spread of the highly contagious disease as trends continue to move in the wrong direction. He urged local officials to “impose greater mitigations on a targeted basis to bring down the number of infections or the positivity rate.”


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