Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, joins Bob Sirott to discuss Illinois’ positivity rate, COVID-19 cases in different counties, and the benefits of testing. Illinois is one of the top states in testing according to Illinois Department of Public Health. As tests increase, the positivity rate will be lower.
Coronavirus by State
COVID-19 Testing Vs. Confirmed Cases by State
10 On Your Side created a database that reflects the approximate number of coronavirus tests conducted in each state in the United States to date. The numbers in this data set are approximate and are based on current public information. 10 On Your Side collected the data directly from each state's official department of health website. The coronavirus pandemic is an evolving crisis. 10 On Your Side will update this database around 5 p.m. every day to keep the numbers as accurate as possible.