462 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Illinois; 26 additional deaths

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Health officials announced Monday 462 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Illinois and an additional 26 deaths.

The Department of Public Health in Illinois is now reporting a total of 137,224 cases and 6,671 deaths. 

Within the past 24 hours, labs have reported 18,219 additional tests. That bring the total to 1,379,003.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 15–June 21 is 2%.

Earlier Monday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker released new guidelines as the state expects to move into Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan on Friday. Phase 4 will allow for the reopening of business such as health and fitness, movies and theater, museums and zoos, as well as indoor dining at restaurants.

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