Gov. JB Pritzker says many state workers are on the frontlines during this pandemic.
In his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Saturday, Gov. JB Pritzker indicated while many state agencies have directed their employees to work from home, several state workers have jobs that cannot be completed from home.
Gov. Pritzker says state agencies have put in procedures at state facilities regarding visitors and employees. Online and phone services have been increased for those state agencies that have closed their offices.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,453 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.