The State of Illinois is reporting 13,012 new cases of covid 19 and 126 more dead. Over 6,000 are hospitalized in Illinois and there are over 1,100 on Ventilators. At his daily covid 19 press conference Governor JB Pritzker says the problem is most severe in rural areas of the state.
Kankakee County health official’s area reporting another virus related death today, bringing the total since March in Kankakee County to 95 along with 169 new cases. Iroquois County reported 36 new cases of the virus yesterday and their 26 th death. In northwest Indiana, both Jasper and White Counties are reporting deaths today. Jasper county added 24 cases today, White County 17, Newton County added 4, Benton County added 5