Ramon wears a mask as he works at the Peoria Packing Butcher Shop in the West Loop neighborhood on Monday, April 27, 2020. Starting May 1, All Illinois residents are required to wear face masks in public. | Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Illinois Nears 3,000 Coronavirus Deaths As 136 People Die In Past Day

An additional 2,270 people tested positive for coronavirus in the past day, officials

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Pritzker’s Daily Coronavirus Briefings Coming Back As Pandemic Surges In Illinois

The announcement comes as every region of Illinois is facing a spike in coronavirus cases, positivity rates and hospitalizations from the virus.

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Illinois Entering ‘New Wave’ Of Coronavirus Pandemic, With Every Region Seeing Surge, Pritzker Warns

Most parts of the state are seeing hospitalizations rising, a warning sign that deaths will begin to go up.