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THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTED THURSDAY A RECORD DAILY HIGH OF NEW COVID-19 CASES.

 

FOUR-THOUSAND-15 NEW CASES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED, AND 53 ADDITIONAL DEATHS. THAT'S THE HIGHEST ONE-DAY TOTAL SINCE MORE THAN 53-HUNDRED NEW CASES WERE REPORTED ON SEPTEMBER FOURTH DUE TO A BACKLOG IN TESTS. EARLIER THIS WEEK GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER WARNED THE PUBLIC THAT THE VIRUS IS STILL DANGEROUS.

 

 

GOVERNOR PRITZKER REMINDED THAT THE VIRUS IS STILL A RISK, AND THAT IT CAN CAUSE LONG-TERM HEALTH IMPLICATIONS:

 

 

LONG TERM EFFECTS INCLUDE BREATHING PROBLEMS AND EXHAUSTION. THE STATEWIDE TEST POSITIVITY RATE HAS NOW RISEN TO FOUR POINT NINE PERCENT, WITH HIGHER NUMBERS SEEN IN MANY COMMUNITIES.

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