Illinois COVID-19 Death Toll Continues To Set Records

Illinois is continuing to see a record setting daily COVID-19 death toll. Health officials announced 196 deaths yesterday, the third highest daily death toll since the pandemic began. The number of COVID-19 related deaths reported most days this week was well over 100. The CDC is reporting that Illinois ranks second in the U.S. for states with the most COVID-19 deaths in the past seven days.