Illinois COVID 19 Update Today: IL reports 8,922 new coronavirus cases, 140 deaths; Tier 3 restrictions announced by Gov. JB Pritzker – ABC7 Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois public health officials reported 8,922 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 along with 140 deaths Wednesday, one day after Governor JB Pritzker announced new Tier 3 restrictions for the state. COVID-19 is once again one of the leading causes of death in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker said in his daily COVID-19 briefing Wednesday. He and Illinois’ public health director, Dr. Ngozi Ezike, called out those who continue to deny the seriousness of the disease.

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