Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Ngoze Ezike says "now is the time to catch up" when it comes to routine wellness checks and immunizations, as the state prepares to move to Phase 4 of reopening at the end of the week.
Another 601 positive tests were recorded on Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 137,825. In addition, Illinois added 38 deaths - the death toll in the state from COVID-19 is 6,707.
The state's positivity rate - a number comparing positive tests with the overall test count - 2% for June 16-22. Illinois has processed nearly 1.4 million tests since the pandemic arrived.