Kankakee County Health officials report another virus related death in the County over the last day. Bringing the total number of fatalities to 47 with 29 new cases for a total number of positives at 1,041
The State of Illinois reported 2,758 new cases of covid 19 over the last 24 hours with 110 more fatalities. Total number dead in Illinois stands at 4,715 with a total of 105,444 positive cases.
At his afternoon press conference, Governor JB Pritzker addressed childcare expansion saying he is authorizing facilities not currently operating to reopen as parents return to work, but at reduced capacity.
Iroquois county added three more COVID-19 cases to their total yesterday, bringing that number to 124 confirmed cases and four deaths. Ford County reported another case yesterday, bringing their total to 20 confirmed cases and one fatality. Grundy County is still reporting 88 cases of the virus.
In Indiana, the State Department of Health says Newton County now has 72 confirmed cases with 10 deaths, Jasper has 50 cases with one death and Benton County reports 24 total confirmed cases. White County Indiana now reports 206 total cases along with an 8 th death reported today.