Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 cases

Total COVID-19 infections in Illinois surpassed the 1 million mark Thursday, as officials announced 8,757 new cases and 177 additional deaths from the respiratory disease.

“In a pandemic that has contained far too many tragic milestones, today’s marking of one million cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Illinois deserves particular recognition,” Gov. J.B. Pritzker said.

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