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