1,941 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.

1,941 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.
The Illinois Department for Public Health reported 1,941 new COVID-19 cases and 35 additional deaths on Wednesday, September 16. (Source: Pexels)

CHICAGO, Ill. (KFVS) - Governor JB Pritzker held a briefing on Illinois’ response to COVID-19 at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16.

Governor Pritzker Gives a COVID-19 Update

Governor Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update.

Posted by Governor JB Pritzker on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Illinois cases

The Illinois Department for Public Health reported 1,941 new COVID-19 cases and 35 additional deaths on Wednesday, September 16.

Of the newly reported deaths, the following were in the Heartland: one woman in her 90s from Massac County, one woman in her 70s from Perry County and one woman in her 90s from Williamson County.

A total of 266,151 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, including 8,367 deaths.

Currently, 4,863,138 tests for COVID-19 have been performed in the state.

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