The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,062 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 24 additional deaths.
On Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot released a video on Twitter and Facebook showing different ways Chicagoans can celebrate Halloween safely.
Eleven more employees in the Office of the Chief Judge of Cook County have tested positive for the coronavirus, along with three residents of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.
On Saturday, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,161 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 63 additional deaths.
Illinois’ public health director on Friday again pleaded with residents to wear face coverings to slow the spread of the coronavirus, breaking at one point and pausing to compose herself after reporting the day’s grim COVID-19 statistics.
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Friday reported 3,874 newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19, raising the state’s confirmed coronavirus total to 364,033.
The comments from Dr. Deborah Birx, coronavirus task force coordinator, came during a briefing with health officials in Chicago, shortly after the city’s mayor, Lori Lightfoot, announced new restrictions, per the Chicago Tribune.
Some lucky people get COVID-19 and beat it within a week or two. But for others, the symptoms are sticking around for much longer than that.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Thursday that Illinois State Police will start patrolling bars and restaurants in regions of the state where coronavirus numbers are surging, and establishments that disregard his new restrictions could face sanctions including the loss of their liquor or gambling licenses.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced additional COVID-19 mitigation efforts that will be implemented in Region 1, Northwestern Illinois, beginning on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Public health officials on Thursday announced another 4,942 new cases of the coronavirus in Illinois and 44 additional deaths.
A suburban family is moving to Indiana so that their kids can go to school in-person and play sports. "We'll protect ourselves, we'll stay out of harm's way, let the kids live their lives,” the father said.
While battling a recalcitrant coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday started laying plans for distributing a safe and effective vaccine.
The Chicago Transit Authority will place new vending machines later this year stocked with personal protective equipment at six rail stations.
Illinois health officials Wednesday reported another 4,342 cases of COVID-19 along with 69 additional deaths attributed to the disease.
Rising numbers prompted Gov. J.B. Pritzker to impose tighter restrictions on social interaction to parts of the state for the second time in as many days, including on Tuesday to four densely populated counties in suburban Chicago.
Public health officials on Tuesday announced another 3,714 new cases of the coronavirus in Illinois and 41 additional deaths.
The Near West Side offices of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 have been closed because of the coronavirus.
The offices of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 were closed because of COVID-19.
A popular spot for burgers and drag shows since 2006, Hamburger Mary's is shutting its doors at the end of the month with hopes of reopening some time next spring.