IMA COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update - #47
Please visit the IMA’s dedicated COVID-19 page for updates and resources. 

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications tomorrow , April 27 at 9:30 a.m. CST. This comes after the President signed Phase 3.5 that adds $484 billion in new funds including $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Act. 

Daily COVID-19 Results
Governor JB Pritzker held his daily press conference and announced:
  1. There are 2,126 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois.
  2. There are a total of 1,933 deaths related to coronavirus in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths announced today.
  3. A total of 43,903 cases have been confirmed in at least 96 of the 102 counties.
  4. There have been 214,952 individuals tested for coronavirus in Illinois.

Press Conference Key Updates

  • No new updates were provided in today's press conference.

Employer Resources & Programs

On Thursday, April 30, from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., the IMA will host a webinar on maximizing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans funds. In this webinar we'll discuss how your PPP loan funds should be spent and how they should be tracked so your loan can become eligible for forgiveness, as well as a look at any new legislation. We'll also have a Q&A session at the end of our webinar. To register for the webinar, click here .
Mark Denzler
President & CEO
Illinois Manufacturers' Association
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