Evantson health officials reported two new COVID-19 cases today.for a total 795, while the death told from the virus remained unchanged at 69.

Chicago reported 206 more cases for a total of 52,560 and 13 more deaths for a total of 2,611.

Across Illinois there were 828 more cases for a total of 144,013 and 28 additional deaths for a total of 6,951.

The Illinois Department of Health reported the results of 33,090 tests for the disease, a new daily record, and said 2.5% of the tests were positive, slightly under the seven day average positive rate of 2.6%

The IDPH reported test results for 136 Evanston residents and a positive rate of 1.5% here.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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