COVID-19 Illinois Check In

 

The coronavirus pandemic is getting worse in Illinois. On October 25, 2020, Illinois health officials are reporting more than 4,000 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 24 additional deaths. The state's Department of Public Health reported a 6.1% positive testing rate over the past seven days. With more confirmed cases than the state has ever seen and a rise in hospitalizations and deaths The 21st talks to reporters across Illinois about what they’re seeing.

Guests:

Jennifer Fuller, associate director for news and public affairs, WSIU (Carbondale)

Mary Hansen, reporter for NPR Illinois (Springfield)

 

Prepared for web by Zainab Qureshi

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