CHICAGO — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that the CDC is reporting five counties in Illinois are at a Medium Community Level for COVID-19, compared to 20 counties the previous week. No counties are listed at High Community Level in Illinois for the second straight week.

The updated data was released days after the White House and Governor JB Pritzker announced that emergency declarations related to COVID-19 will expire on May 11. IDPH has recorded a total of 4,029,905 cases and 36,167 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois since the beginning of the pandemic. The department is reporting 10,137 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois in the week ending Jan. 29, and 76 deaths.