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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Tuesday extended the State of Illinois' stay at home order and extended the disaster declaration.

 

At his daily press briefing, Governor Pritzker indicated he continues to let the scientists on his team guide his decision making. 

 

 

According to the Governor, 41-percent of the state's ICU beds are empty and 68-percent of the state's ventilators are available.

 

 

Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike stresses the continued importance of following the stay at home order and the social distancing guidelines and points out it is proving to be effective.

 

 

Dr. Ezike announced 937 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, including 26 additional deaths.  

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