Covid-19: Tuesday, August 4

Today's statistics for Covid-19/ Evanston residents  Confirmed cases: 875 (five new cases reported since yesterday)  Deaths: 71 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the city's Website. Covid-19 statistics for Illinois

Illinois health officials today announced 1,471 new known cases of Covid-19 and 19 additional fatalities, including a teenager in Cook County. The total number of known infections in Illinois now stands at 184,712 and the statewide death toll is 7,545.

Yesterday, the Daily Northwestern reported that Northwestern football has paused its preseason workouts after a positive COVID-19 test result.