More than 6K new cases of COVID-19 reported in Ill.

More than 6K new cases of COVID-19 reported in Ill.
Face coverings are mandatory in public spaces in Illinois. (Source: KAUZ)

CHICAGO, Ill. (KFVS) - Governor JB Pritzker is scheduled to hold a briefing on Illinois' response to COVID-19 at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28.

You can watch the update below.

Governor Pritzker Gives a COVID-19 Update

Governor Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update.

Posted by Governor JB Pritzker on Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Illinois cases

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,110 new COVID-19 cases and 51 additional deaths on Wednesday, October 28.

The newly reported deaths included a woman in her 50s in Franklin County, two men in their 70s in Jefferson County and a woman in her 80s in Jefferson County.

A total of 389,095 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Illinois, including 9,619 deaths.

Currently, 7,459,042 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the state.

Copyright 2020 KFVS. All rights reserved.