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The US state of Illinois plans to test more than 2,000 people a day

The state of Illinois can now test more than 1,000 people a day for coronavirus, the state’s governor J.B. Pritzker said in a press conference Thursday afternoon.
In a few days, they’ll be able to do more than 2,000, he said.
As the state’s testing abilities grow, the governor expects the case count will continue to grow. “The tests are only discovering people who have the virus,” Pritzker said.
More than 420 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the state, and four have died.
Addressing what he called “rumors,” Pritzker said, “essential services will not close, interstates, highways and bridges will stay open.”
“Grocery stories, pharmacies and gas stations will continue to operate,” he said. “We will never shut these services down.”