Region 9 going under mitigation, state hits new record of COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois announced that Region 9 would be going under coronavirus mitigation measures the same day the state set a record for new cases.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday reported 6,110 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 51 additional deaths.

Two more regions to go under COVID-19 restrictions

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Monday that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Regions 4 and 10 on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The regions cover the MetroEast area and Cook County outside of Chicago.