Evanston health officials reported two more COVID-19 cases today for a total of 772. The death toll from the disease here remained unchanged at 68.

There were 94 new COVID-19 cases in Chicago for a total of 50,635 and 18 more deaths for a total of 2,523.

Across Illinois an additioanl 462 new cases were reported today for a total of 137,224 and 24 more deaths for a total of 6,671.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported results of 18,219 more COVID-19 tests today with a positive rate of 2.5%, just a shade over the average for the past seven days.

All four regions of the state continue to be on track to move to the next phase of the Restore Illinois plan on Friday.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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