After declaring a disaster proclamation in Illinois - the state's version of a state of emergency - on March 9, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced plans to hold a daily briefing on the developing coronavirus situation.
You can watch each day's announcements live at 2:30 p.m. CT here. For a recap from the week of May 17 see below.
May 22 briefing: Gov. J.B. Pritzker outlines the requirements for child care providers to reopen in phase three of the state’s plan.
May 22 briefing: Dr. Ngozi Ezike details the latest coronavirus case data in Illinois.
May 21 briefing: Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces new funding for the Family Violence Protection Act.
May 21 briefing: Dr. Ngozi Ezike reveals the latest coronavirus data for Illinois.
May 20 briefing: Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces changes to phase three of Illinois’ reopening plan.
May 20 briefing: Dr. Ngozi Ezike says hospitalizations for coronavirus in Illinois have reached their lowest level since the state began tracking such data.
May 19 briefing: Gov. J.B. Pritzker gives update on where Illinois regions stand as state prepares for phase three of reopening.
Dr. Ngozi Ezike uses a domino reference to explain the importance of social distancing even as Illinois prepares for next phase of reopening.
Dr. Emily Landon, the chief infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Chicago Medicine, went viral for her blunt speech to Illinois at the start of the statewide stay-at-home order in March. Now, nearly two months later, she shared another powerful message. Watch her full remarks.
May 18 briefing: Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveils a new contact tracing program in Illinois, a key part of reopening the state, he said.
May 18 briefing: Dr. Ngozi Ezike breaks down the latest coronavirus data in Illinois.