Covid 19-Tuesday, June 23
Today's statistics for Covid-19/Evanston residents
Confirmed cases: 775 (three new cases since yesterday).
Deaths: 68 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the City’s website.
Testing Community testing will be offered next Monday, June 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the James Park Field House parking lot, located on Mulford Street west of Dodge Avenue and the Levy Senior Center, while supplies last: Testing will be offered in a drive-through format; however, walk-ins will also be accepted. Testing is free, and no appointment is needed to participate. A doctor will be on site to answer questions, and Spanish-speaking team members will be available to assist, as needed. Participants in need will be provided with a face covering upon arrival, and should maintain a physical distance of at least six feet from non-family members at the event. Test results are expected to be available within four days of testing. AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital will follow up with all who are tested to provide results, whether positive or negative, and additional education and instructions, as needed. In addition to these community testing events, residents can access free testing at State community-based testing sites. Testing may also be provided through a resident's primary healthcare provider. Click here for more Evanston Covid-19 information. Covid-19 statistics for Illinois Today, Illinois officials announced guidance for students and teachers to return to the classroom in the fall.
Every school district, college, and university will be asked to develop their own reopening plan.. But the guidance issued today requires the use of face coverings, limits the number of people gathering in one place, calls for social distancing “as much as possible,” and requires more school-
wide cleaning and disinfection. They also announced 601 new known cases of Covid-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases in Illinois to 137,825 and the death toll to 6,707 statewide. Moving to Phase 4 Yesterday, Governor Pritzker announced that all of Illinois will move to Phase 4 on Friday. Find out about Phase 4 details here.