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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker officially gave the green light for the state to move into phase three of his COVID-19 reopening plan starting May 29, but the city of Chicago will be taking more time …

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With all Illinois regions ready to enter phase three of reopening by May 29, Gov. Pritzker announced expanded childcare to accommodate more children as parents go back to work in phase three.  All currently non-operation …

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All regions in Illinois are on track to enter phase three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan. This comes with an additional 2,388 confirmed COVID-19 cases May 20, totaling 100,418 total cases.  All regions …

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Amid the growing pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he’s working to expand the role of contact tracing as a way to fight COVID-19. Contact tracing is a process where once people test positive for …

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Illinois’ COVID-19 positivity rate — the percentage of tests that come back positive for the virus — has been decreasing, but officials still urge caution. The peak positivity rate, reached on April 4, was 23.6 …

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Deliveries of personal protective equipment (PPE) — medical garments designed to help protect against disease — from the state to nursing homes and long-term care facilities are expected to finish later this week, said Illinois …

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Physicians at Loyola Medicine will receive a 15 percent reduction in pay from May to July, officials said. The pay cut comes in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic which has been battering Chicago since …

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Officials from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 1,266 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 54 additional deaths May 11, pushing the state’s total to 79,007 cases and 3,459 deaths. This follows an …