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The Loyola commencement ceremony will no longer take place on-campus and will happen virtually instead, according to a May 20 email from university officials.  The ceremony was originally postponed to August — after originally being …

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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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Illinois residents are expected to be able to dine outdoors starting May 29, as the state has reached thresholds to move on to phase three of Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s reopening plan, but Chicagoans won’t …

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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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Loyola is projecting a possible $50 million cut from its budget to account for the financial impact of COVID-19, officials said. In order to make up for the dollars lost, the university outlined budget cuts …

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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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All Illinois regions are meeting requirements to move forward in Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s reopening plan by May 29, the governor said in a press conference May 14. In order for the state to enter phase …