Covid-19: Thursday, August 20
Today's statistics for Covid-19/ Evanston residents
Confirmed cases: 957 (six new cases reported since yesterday)
Deaths: 71 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the city's Website.
Covid-19 statistics for Illinois
Illinois announced 1,832 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus and 27 additional deaths. A day earlier, it reported 2,295 new confirmed cases, the highest daily case tally since May 24. The state now has reported 213,721 cases and 7,833 fatalities. The state reported 51,612 tests in the previous 24 hours, the second day in a row that number has topped 50,000.