WHEATON, IL — The new coronavirus outbreak in Illinois and across the nation is having a vast impact on Wheaton, forcing the temporary closure of schools, businesses, parks and playgrounds.
As of early Monday, there were 25 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wheaton.
At press time, there are 714and 22 patients have died from complications. As of Sunday, Will County had 648 coronavirus cases and 12 deaths. At press time, Will County had not yet released its number of coronavirus cases by municipality.
The news comes as the number of total coronavirus cases in Illinois climbs above 12,000. As of Monday, the statewide death toll was at 307. Governor J.B. Pritzker extended his stay-at-home order Tuesday through April 30.
All schools in Illinois will remain closed through at least April 30 per Pritzker’s extended stay-at-home order. MORE.
Per the governor’s order, restaurants