Long Line at COVID Test Center in Chicago Suburb as Illinois Cases Spike

A long line was seen at a COVID testing center in Huntley, Illinois, on November 12, as cases across the state continued to rise.

Gov Jay Robert Pritzker said on November 12 Illinois had “seen statewide increases in every single measure, from cases to positivity to hospitalizations to ICU visits to ventilator usage to deaths.” He told media a stay-at-home order for the state was possible “if things don’t take a turn in the coming days.”

Latest figures from the Illinois Department of Public Health showed 536,542 total cases of coronavirus, and 10,477 deaths. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful

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