Gov. Pritzker in Peoria, LaSalle Co. to discuss COVID-19 response

Gov. Pritzker in Peoria, LaSalle Co. to discuss COVID-19 response
The governor was at the Peoria County Health Department at 11 a.m. and in LaSalle County at 2 p.m. (Source: Governor JB Pritzker/Facebook)

ILLINOIS (KFVS) - Governor JB Pritzker was in Peoria and LaSalle County on Thursday, July 30 to discuss the COVID-19 response with area leaders.

He was at the Peoria County Health Department at 11 a.m.

He was in LaSalle County at 2 p.m.

Illinois cases

On Thursday, July 30, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,772 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 18 additional deaths.

The brings the total to 176,896 cases, including 7,478 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

As of Wednesday night, 1,452 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 353 patients were in the ICU and 149 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

Currently, 2,649,786 Illinoisans have been tested for the virus.

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