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.

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Illinois COVID-19 Cases

Illinois New Coronavirus Cases:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Cases: 4,136,659
Illinois New Coronavirus Deaths:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Deaths: 42,005
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Springfield

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CPS CEO Pedro Martinez will travel to Springfield this week to ask state lawmakers for more money as they finalize the state budget. Illinois reports 3,348 new COVID-19 cases, 22 new deaths ... More info »

ABC 7 Chicago - 08/08/2020 10:47am

Self-professed ‘Wolf of Airbnb’ sentenced to over 4 years in prison for defrauding landlords

A Florida man who boasted that he was the “Wolf of Airbnb” was sentenced Monday to over four years in prison for defrauding New York City ... More info »

MyNorthwest.com - 07/22/2024 05:36am

Old Capitol Blues & BBQ taking a hiatus

The Old Capitol Blues & BBQ has taken place for 19 years combining music and food in the shadow of the Old State Capitol in Springfield. But the August event is canceled for this summer. More info »

NPR Illinois - 07/08/2024 03:31am

If not Harris, seven other Democrats who could be the presidential nominee

President Biden's decision to step down as the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee for president has opened the door for other possible candidates. More info »

The Boston Globe - 07/22/2024 04:53am

Robin Roberts Stadium gets showcase all-star baseball game for 2025 centennial

The area's summer wood-bat college baseball league hasn't had an all-star game since 2019, but that will change next year, and Springfield will get to be the star of the show. More info »

The State Journal-Register - 07/15/2024 08:01pm

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