The death of an infant younger than one who tested positive for COVID-19 was announced today.
Gov. JB Pritzker in his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Saturday, indicated an infant who tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away. He says we should grieve for all of the lives lost to the disease.
Gov. Pritzker also outlined further preparations the State is taking. McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago will be Illinois' first field hospital as COVID-19 cases in Chicago are expected to rise.
The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 465 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,491 cases, including 47 deaths, in 43 counties.