Evanston reported 10 new COVID-19 cases today raising the total here to 124. The statewide count rose by 1,006 to a total of 12,262.
There were 453 new cases in Chicago for a total of 5,067. Skokie reported 12 new cases for a total of 154..
The state reported 33 new deaths today for a total of 307. Chicago reported 14 new deaths for a total of 90. Evanston’s death toll remained at two. Skokie’s remained at seven.
The chart above shows Evanston’s daily count of new cases along with the seven-day-average of new cases, which smooths day-to-day variations and may provide a better indication of when the city has started to “bend-the-curve” enough to signal that the peak of the pandemic here has passed. The equivalent data for the state as a whole is shown below.