Alivio Medical Center's Pilsen drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in the Lower West Side neighborhood in action on Saturday, May 9, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Illinois Is Not Inflating Coronavirus Deaths. In Fact, They’re Likely Higher Than Reported, Officials Say

The state only attributes deaths to coronavirus with a lab assessment. The data reported by the state comes from hospitals and other agencies.

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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.