SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (WBBM NEWSROOM) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health released the latest numbers on COVID-19 Sunday afternoon.
The state said there are 1,382 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including eight additional confirmed deaths.
The city's coronavirus increased cases are bad news. Arwady hopes the increased case numbers present a wake-up call for people in Chicago and the state as a whole.
"We are not where we need to be," she said.
Chicago has had 63,552 cases since the pandemic's start.