Illinois reports zero COVID-19 related deaths for first time in a year
CHICAGO - For the first time in more than a year, Illinois went a full day without any COVID-19 related deaths.
The Department of Public Health reported no new COVID-19 fatalities on Monday.
That hasn't happened since March 2020 around the time Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered a lockdown.
The Daily Herald reports that according to the CDC, Illinois ranks seventh among the 50 states in the total number of COVID-19 deaths. California is number one, followed by New York, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.