SPRINGFIELD, Ill — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker gave an update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday afternoon.
Gov. Pritzker began broadcasting from his home after a staffer tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Click here to watch the full press conference.
On May 19, Illinois reported 1,545 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 146 new deaths. There have been 98,030 total confirmed COVID-19 cases and 4,379 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Health.
A total of 621,684 tests have been performed.
On May 5, Gov. Pritzker announced a five-phase, regional plan for reopening the state.
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