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COVID-19 Coverage - 2020


July


Chicago Marathon Canceled

July 13th, 2020

The 2020 Chicago Marathon has been canceled due to COVID-19. According to a press release, runners registered for the October...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Sunday 07/10/20

July 10th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 1,317 new cases of COVID-19 today, its the second day in a row the state has reported...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Tuesday 07/09/20

July 9th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 1,018 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, the first time the state’s daily case-...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Monday 07/06/20

July 6th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced six new deaths from COVID-19 and 614 new confirmed cases.  ...
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Illinois Small Business Development Centers Expanding Reach

July 1st, 2020

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity joined the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and community member...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Wednesday 07/01/20

July 1st, 2020

Illinois health officials reported 828 new cases of COVID-19 and 30 additional virus-related fatalities, bringing the state&...
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June


Illinois Unemployment Rate Drops

June 29th, 2020

Illinois' unemployment rate for April was higher than in May. Still, Illinois unemployment was up significantly in May c...
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Skydeck Set to Reopen With New Rules

June 29th, 2020

Skydeck Chicago will reopen Friday with new measures in places. The attraction, located on the 103rd floor of Willis To...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Monday 06/29/20

June 29th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 738 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional virus-related fatalities today. Monday's...
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Illinois Ready to Move into Phase 4

June 25th, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced all of Illinois' four health regions have met the required metrics and can move to phase...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Thursday 06/25/20

June 25th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 894 new cases of COVID-19 and 41 additional virus-related fatalities, bringing the state ...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Wednesday 06/24/20

June 24th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 715 new cases of COVID-19 and 64 additional virus-related deaths, bringing the statewide...
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Pritzker Unveils Guidelines For School Re-Openings

June 23rd, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker released long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instruction wi...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Tuesday 06/23/20

June 23rd, 2020

Illinois public health officials reported 601 new cases of COVID-19 along with 38 additional virus-related deaths over the la...
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Illinois Prepares To Enter Phase 4

June 22nd, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Monday 06/22/20

June 22nd, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 462 new cases of COVID-19 and 26 additional virus-related deaths, bringing the state'...
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Survey Reveals Illinois Small Business Anxieties

June 19th, 2020

About three-quarters of Illinois small businesses say recapturing lost business from the pandemic is their biggest concern. T...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Friday 06/19/20

June 19th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 692 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 additional virus-realted deaths, bringing the total numb...
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Chicago Trails and Harbors Set to Reopen

June 18th, 2020

The Lakefront and 606 Bloomingdale trails will reopen Monday after closing for nearly three months due to the COVID-19 pandem...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Thursday 06/18/20

June 18th, 2020

Illinois health officials announced 593 new known cases of COVID-19 and 55 additional virus-related deaths, bringing the stat...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Wednesday 06/17/20

June 17th, 2020

Illinois public health officials reported 546 new cases of COVID-19 and 87 additional virus-related deaths on Wednesday. It&#...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Tuesday 06/16/20

June 16th, 2020

Illinois officials announced 623 new cases of COVID-19 and 72 new virus-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 6,398...
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Illinois Republicans Suing Governor

June 16th, 2020

The Illinois Republican Party is suing the Governor over the crowd limitations he imposed during the COVID-19 outbreak. The R...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Monday 06/15/20

June 15th, 2020

Statewide health officials announced 19 new COVID-19-related deaths on Monday. The new confirmed deaths bring the statewide...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Thursday 06/11/20

June 11th, 2020

Illinois health officials reported 766 new COVID-19 cases today, along with 91 new virus-related deaths. The state COVID-19 ...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Wednesday 06/10/20

June 10th, 2020

State health officials announced 77 new COVID-19-realted fatalities today and 625 new infections, pushing the statewide total...
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Chicago Launches Resiliency Fund

June 10th, 2020

The city of Chicago unveiled a $5 million fund for residents who Mayor Lori Lightfoot said were excluded from the federal re...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Tuesday 06/09/20

June 9th, 2020

The number of COVID-19-related deaths in Illinois passed 6,000 today. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 797 ...
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New Testing Sites to Open In DuPage

June 9th, 2020

Two new testing sites will open in DuPage County next week.  A new drive-through COVID-19 testing site will open at the DuPa...
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State Farm Reducing Auto Rates

June 8th, 2020

State Farm is cutting rates for auto policyholders in Illinois by 13.7%. State Farm announced in May it would cut rates by $2...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Monday 06/08/20

June 8th, 2020

Illinois health officials reported more than 650 new cases of COVID-19 today, the lowest single-day increase in cases since M...
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Illinois Schools Can Welcome Students Back For Select In-Person Summer Classes

June 5th, 2020

Illinois schools are now able to welcome students back for certain types of in-person learning during the summer. The State B...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Friday 06/05/20

June 5th, 2020

Illinois reached a COVID-19 testing milestone today, there have now been more than 1 million tests conducted in the state sin...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Wednesday 06/03/20

June 3rd, 2020

State Health officials announced 982 new known cases of COVID-19 and 96 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of ...
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Chicago Prepares to Re-Open

June 2nd, 2020

The City of Chicago will move into the next phase of reopening its economy on Wednesday. The decision to ease restrictions c...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Tuesday 06/02/20

June 2nd, 2020

State Health officials announced 1,614 new cases of COVID-19 and 113 additional virus-related fatalities - bringing the Illi...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Monday 06/01/20

June 1st, 2020

State health officials announced 974 new cases of coronavirus, pushing the statewide total to 121,234. Officials also reporte...
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May


Chicago-Area Families Seeking Childcare Help As State Moves Into Next Phase

May 31st, 2020

From the Associated Press: Chicago-area parents are searching for babysitters who will adhere to social distancing rules as ...
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Illinois COVID-19 Numbers For Sunday 05/31/20

May 31st, 2020

Public health officials on Sunday announced 1,343 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 additional deaths in Illinois. Overall, there...
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What Does Phase 3 Look Like Under Restore Illinois Plan?

May 30th, 2020

Looking for information on what's allowed now that most of the state has entered phase 3 of its Restore Illinois plan? ...
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