SPRINGFIELD – The daily number of cases and deaths because of COVID-19 reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health is growing. But, the Director of the IDPH wants you to know that the overwhelming number of people who are sick with coronavirus make a full recovery.
Dr. Ngozi Ezike says the IDPH is trying to track recovery rates in confirmed cases.
The most recent count from the state was 1,209 cases and 53 new deaths. In total now it’s 8,904 cases and 210 deaths.