The state saw a reduction in the number of new deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the number reported between Sunday and Monday fell to 46 — the least in two weeks — but Gov. JB Pritzker warned that numbers based on one day may not be a reliable metric to discern the trajectory of Covid-19 in the state. 

Illinois’ total death toll stands at 2,662 since the first death was reported seven weeks ago, with two of the highest-death toll days coming in just the last week.

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