Springfield and other towns across Illinois are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Springfield, IL community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Illinois hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Illinois Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Illinois government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Illinois COVID-19 Cases

Illinois New Coronavirus Cases:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Cases: 4,019,768
Illinois New Coronavirus Deaths:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Deaths: 41,090
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 10,757
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 104,537,372
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 173
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,136,960
Last updated February 08, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Springfield

Illinois has spent 70% of Pritzker's time in office under disaster proclamation: report

Illinois, one of only 8 states still under a COVID-19 health emergency, has been under a disaster proclamation for 70% of Gov. JB Pritzker’s time in office, a new report has found. According to the ... More info »

WQRF Rockford on MSN - 02/06/2023 12:46am

Illinois’ COVID-19 disaster proclamation to end in May

SPRINGFIELD — Exactly 38 months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, Illinois will no longer be under a disaster proclamation as of May 11, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said. More info »

Journal Gazette and Times Courier - 01/31/2023 10:31pm

Here's why thousands lacking access to broadband in central Illinois is important

About 5,000 households in Sangamon County and more than 30% of the Menard County population have no internet access which could stall economic growth ... More info »

The State Journal-Register - 02/07/2023 09:07pm

COVID Illinois: Pritzker ends pandemic disaster status, but warns, 'COVID-19 has not disappeared'

Pritzker's decision piggybacks on the White House's announcement on Monday that it will end the COVID-19 national and public health emergencies on May 11. More info »

ABC 7 Chicago - 02/01/2023 07:01am

Illinois’ COVID-19 disaster proclamation to end in May

SPRINGFIELD — Exactly 38 months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, Illinois will no longer be under a disaster proclamation as of May 11, Gov. J.B. Pritzker ... More info »

The Pantagraph - 02/01/2023 05:57am

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