Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health has announced 29 newly confirmed cases of
COVID-19. Five new counties are now reporting cases including Champaign, Clinton, Sangamon, Whiteside and Winnebago counties. This brings total cases in Illinois to 93 in 13 counties.
The Governor has also announced that all bars and restaurants in Illinois will close to the public at the end of business on Monday, March 16 through March 30. The state is working with restaurant owners and food delivery services to ensure that kitchens can safely remain open allowing for food delivery, drive-thru, and curbside pickup.