'We Really Flattened That Curve': Illinois' Top Doctor Talks Remaining Cautious While Reopening The StateIllinois is gradually opening up, but in the age of COVID-19 the state's top doctor is still watching the numbers. 
Gov. JB Pritzker Lifting Stay-At-Home Order As Illinois Enters Phase 3 Of ReopeningIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said, as of Friday afternoon, Illinois has had 117,455 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, including 5,270 deaths.
Gov. JB Pritzker Confirms All Of Illinois Can Move To Phase 3 Of Reopening Friday; State Provides Reopening Guidance For ChurchesIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said, as of Thursday afternoon, Illinois has had 115,833 confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, including 5,186 deaths.
Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More DeathsGov. JB Pritzker said, as of Wednesday afternoon, Illinois has had 113,306 confirmed cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic, including 5,083 deaths.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,178 New COVID-19 Cases; 39 Additional DeathsIllinois has had 113,195 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, including 4,923 deaths.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces 5,500 Childcare Centers Will Be Able To Reopen With Capacity Limits In Next Phase Of Reopening Plan“I know, in the absence of parades, we still want to find ways to honor and celebrate those who have given their lives while serving this country, again in a safe and socially-distanced way,” Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Friday.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,268 New COVID-19 Cases, 87 Additional DeathsIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Illinois has had 102,686 total virus cases since the start of the pandemic, including 4,607 deaths.
More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says Restaurants Can Reopen With Restrictions"Phase 3 permits all gatherings, not just essential ones, of 10 people or fewer. That means if you want to go enjoy a picnic in the park or walk with nine other people, you can. Just remember to wear a mask or face covering one social distancing cannot be maintained."
Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,545 New COVID-19 Cases, 146 Additional Deaths; But Hospitalizations Continue To DropSince the start of the pandemic, Illinois has had 98,030 confirmed virus cases, and 4,379 deaths.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,294 New COVID-19 Cases, 59 Additional DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, Illinois has had 96,485 cases in 100 counties, although many of those have since recovered. The state has had 4,234 COVID-19 deaths so far.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,432 New COVID-19 Cases, 130 Additional DeathsIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said there have been 2,432 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours, including 130 additional deaths.