The positive tests come amid the fallout over photos taken by a sophomore showing packed hallways at the school during the first week of classes.
On Saturday, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,382 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, along with eight deaths.
The COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic upheaval have thrown millions of lives into disarray. Industries have collapsed, businesses closed, jobs disappeared. Compounding the misery is a question no one can answer: When will this all be over?
The milestone comes just days after the number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths around the world surpassed 700,000.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took to social media to warn Chicagoans about potentially shutting down the lakefront if health and safety guidelines are not followed.
On Saturday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 2,190 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths.
In addition to an emergency rule that allows public health officials to issue fines to businesses where employees or patrons aren’t wearing face coverings, Gov. Pritzker also signed Senate Bill 471 which, in part, is designed to protect retail workers/merchants who are attacked or assaulted for relaying health or safety guidelines.
Trump administration negotiators are heading back to the Capitol for last-ditch talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money.
Here are some of the more common (and uncommon) symptoms of the novel coronavirus.
The assessment tool gives a glimpse of the risk level-- the estimated chance (0-100%)--that at least one infected person will be present at an event in your county, based on the size of the event experts said.
As many as one in three Americans said they would not get a vaccine for COVID-19 — even if the vaccine were FDA-approved and free of charge.
Many who rode their bikes into Sturgis on Friday expressed defiance at the rules and restrictions that have marked life in many locales during the pandemic.
New research suggests that asymptomatic people who are infected with the novel coronavirus carry similar levels of the virus in their body as those with symptoms — and for almost as long.
When Bev Boro saw Doris Crippen’s name on a patient care board, she immediately recognized the name.
A widely cited University of Washington model predicts U.S. deaths from COVID-19 will reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1.
A recent report from the American Society of Nephrology said preliminary data indicates that up to 30% of hospitalized coronavirus patients develop kidney failure.
After more than a week's worth of meetings, at least some clarity is coming to bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.
In trying to prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus, more than a third of U.S. adults are putting their health at risk by using cleaning products incorrectly, according to a recent report.
Sarah Lonsway from Northwest Medicine Delnor Hospital talks about the importance of giving your kids back-to-school vaccinations even if there won't be any in-person learning.
“Anyone who thinks that wearing a mask or keeping their distance doesn't help, you are just wrong,” said Dr. Ngozi Ezike.