Coronavirus updates | UPDATED April 7
March 11, 2020
After coronavirus started its spread in late December, containment seemed impossible. As of March 11, the World Health Organization named the spread of the virus a pandemic.
On Jan. 24, the first coronavirus case was reported in Illinois. While no cases in Champaign County have been reported at this time, the University and its surrounding community college have taken precautionary measures in case the virus reaches the area.
UPDATED April 7, 8:00am.