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Illinois' COVID-19 hospitalizations, infection rates drop

Illinois' COVID-19 hospitalizations, infection rates drop

CHICAGO -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Tuesday that metrics measuring the severity of the coronavirus pandemic are trending downward as Illinois prepares to furthe [...] Read full article: Illinois' COVID-19 hospitalizations, inf...→

Illinois' COVID-19 hospitalizations, infection rates drop

Illinois' COVID-19 hospitalizations, infection rates drop

CHICAGO -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Tuesday that metrics measuring the severity of the coronavirus pandemic are trending downward as Illinois prepares to furthe [...] Read full article: Illinois' COVID-19 hospitalizations, inf...→

New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To Require Visitors From States With High COVID-19 Infection Rates To Quarantine For 14 Days

New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To Require Visitors From States With High COVID-19 Infection Rates To Quarantine For 14 Days

New Jersey, Connecticut and New York will require visitors from states with significant COVID-19 community spread rates to quarantine for 14 days. Read full article: New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To ...→

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

A West Chicago church is now hosting a mobile clinic twice a week, removing some of the barriers to COVID-19 testing in a city with the second-highest number o [...] Read full article: West Chicago church launches COVID-19 te...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Four suburban Southern California counties are among those primarily responsible for a dangerous rise in California’s coronavirus hospitalizations, according t [...] Read full article: 4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerou...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel Advisory, All Visitors From States With High Coronavirus Infection Rates Must Quarantine

N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel Advisory, All Visitors From States With High Coronavirus Infection Rates Must Quarantine

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are issuing a travel advisory and requiring visitors from high-coronavirus states to quarantine for 14 days.  Read full article: N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel ...→

Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations; Gov. Warns of ‘More Onerous Requirements'

Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations; Gov. Warns of ‘More Onerous Requirements'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a television interview Tuesday morning that he expected the state to report an all-time record of more than 5,000 new COVID-19 c [...] Read full article: Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Case...→

Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 445 Cases, 7 More Deaths Tuesday

Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 445 Cases, 7 More Deaths Tuesday

Dallas County is reporting another 445 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with seven more deaths and a record number of hospitalizations for the 2019 novel coron [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Ho...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered rel...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Nearly 60 percent of guns recovered in Chicago come from out-of-state dealers, with more than 20 percent traced back to Indiana, according to a newly-released [...] Read full article: Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes ...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases, hospitalizations dip

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases, hospitalizations dip

The positivity rate for COVID-19 in Illinois ticked upward from 2% to 3%, officials said Wednesday, but hospitalizations are down. Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County is reporting another 391 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another 72 hospitalizations overnight. Read full article: Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hosp...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

The University of Chicago Medical Center is eliminating its units dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Instead, patients with COVID-19 will be cared for in isolatio [...] Read full article: University of Chicago hospital eliminati...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Singletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and u [...] Read full article: Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word O...→

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 260 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with another death and 50 more hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 ...→

Miami mayor distributes masks to businesses, residents in ZIP code with high COVID-19 infection rate

Miami mayor distributes masks to businesses, residents in ZIP code with high COVID-19 infection rate

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez handed out 50,000 face masks to residents and business owners in one of the ZIP codes... Read full article: Miami mayor distributes masks to busines...→

The Latest: French Guiana battles spiraling infection rates

PARIS - France is battling a surge of COVID-19 cases in French Guiana, its South American territory that shares a border with badly hit Brazil.... The so-calle [...] Read full article: The Latest: French Guiana battles spiral...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 Days Straight as Texas Surpasses 107K Cases

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 Days Straight as Texas Surpasses 107K Cases

When Gov. Greg Abbott announced his plan to open Texas in late April, he pointed to the state’s positivity rate, which had dropped to around 6%, cautioning it [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 ...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Reopen With Caution

"I believe in science data and I am nervous. And if we find it isn't safe, then we will stop doing it. Opening at our business will not come at the cost of peo [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Re...→

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

More Illinois residents died in April than in any other month since at least 1999, but not all the additional deaths are attributed to known COVID-19 cases. Read full article: Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, bu...→

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 460 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another slight increase in hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 ...→

WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly increase

WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly increase

After a steady fall started to become noticeable in May, the trend continued throughout most of June, with numbers moving far away from the three-digit peaks. Read full article: WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly i...→

NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for travelers from states with high COVID-19 rates

NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for travelers from states with high COVID-19 rates

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are imposing a quarantine on travelers to the tri-state area from states with a high transmission rate of coronavirus, the [...] Read full article: NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for ...→

Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Twenty-six states are reporting a growing numbers of new coronavirus cases as the first wave of the United States' COVID-19 outbreak rages on. Read full article: Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitaliz...→

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

In Tarrant County, there is currently no mandate on masks. County Judge Glen Whitley said the issue has been discussed between himself and city mayors; however [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

White inmates in Illinois are having their sentences shortened during the coronavirus pandemic at a higher rate than Black inmates, an analysis of public data [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates at Highe...→

Illinois Released White Inmates Early At Higher Rates Than Black Inmates During Pandemic

Less than half (46%) of inmates released early were Black, even though Black inmates make up 54% of the state prison population. Meanwhile, 43% of inmates who [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates Early At...→

Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 hit a record high in Dallas County Saturday, as two Dallas men in their 60s became the 312th and 313th people in the county to [...] Read full article: Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations ...→

Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases, 45 More Deaths

Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases, 45 More Deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday announced 634 new cases of COVID-19, and 45 more deaths. Read full article: Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases,...→

Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again, 394 COVID-19 Cases Added Friday With 4 More Deaths

Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again, 394 COVID-19 Cases Added Friday With 4 More Deaths

Dallas County is reporting another 394 new COVID-19 cases along with four more deaths and another increase in hospitalizations Friday, according to county offi [...] Read full article: Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again,...→

New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To Require Visitors From States With High COVID-19 Infection Rates To Quarantine For 14 Days

New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To Require Visitors From States With High COVID-19 Infection Rates To Quarantine For 14 Days

New Jersey, Connecticut and New York will require visitors from states with significant COVID-19 community spread rates to quarantine for 14 days. Read full article: New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To ...→

After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Reopen With Caution

"I believe in science data and I am nervous. And if we find it isn't safe, then we will stop doing it. Opening at our business will not come at the cost of peo [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Re...→

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases, hospitalizations dip

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases, hospitalizations dip

The positivity rate for COVID-19 in Illinois ticked upward from 2% to 3%, officials said Wednesday, but hospitalizations are down. Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 460 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another slight increase in hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 ...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Four suburban Southern California counties are among those primarily responsible for a dangerous rise in California’s coronavirus hospitalizations, according t [...] Read full article: 4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerou...→

WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly increase

WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly increase

After a steady fall started to become noticeable in May, the trend continued throughout most of June, with numbers moving far away from the three-digit peaks. Read full article: WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly i...→

N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel Advisory, All Visitors From States With High Coronavirus Infection Rates Must Quarantine

N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel Advisory, All Visitors From States With High Coronavirus Infection Rates Must Quarantine

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are issuing a travel advisory and requiring visitors from high-coronavirus states to quarantine for 14 days.  Read full article: N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel ...→

Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Twenty-six states are reporting a growing numbers of new coronavirus cases as the first wave of the United States' COVID-19 outbreak rages on. Read full article: Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitaliz...→

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Singletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and u [...] Read full article: Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word O...→

Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 445 Cases, 7 More Deaths Tuesday

Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 445 Cases, 7 More Deaths Tuesday

Dallas County is reporting another 445 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with seven more deaths and a record number of hospitalizations for the 2019 novel coron [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Ho...→

Miami mayor distributes masks to businesses, residents in ZIP code with high COVID-19 infection rate

Miami mayor distributes masks to businesses, residents in ZIP code with high COVID-19 infection rate

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez handed out 50,000 face masks to residents and business owners in one of the ZIP codes... Read full article: Miami mayor distributes masks to busines...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

White inmates in Illinois are having their sentences shortened during the coronavirus pandemic at a higher rate than Black inmates, an analysis of public data [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates at Highe...→

The Latest: French Guiana battles spiraling infection rates

PARIS - France is battling a surge of COVID-19 cases in French Guiana, its South American territory that shares a border with badly hit Brazil.... The so-calle [...] Read full article: The Latest: French Guiana battles spiral...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases, 45 More Deaths

Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases, 45 More Deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday announced 634 new cases of COVID-19, and 45 more deaths. Read full article: Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases,...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

A West Chicago church is now hosting a mobile clinic twice a week, removing some of the barriers to COVID-19 testing in a city with the second-highest number o [...] Read full article: West Chicago church launches COVID-19 te...→

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

More Illinois residents died in April than in any other month since at least 1999, but not all the additional deaths are attributed to known COVID-19 cases. Read full article: Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, bu...→

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County is reporting another 391 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another 72 hospitalizations overnight. Read full article: Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hosp...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

The University of Chicago Medical Center is eliminating its units dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Instead, patients with COVID-19 will be cared for in isolatio [...] Read full article: University of Chicago hospital eliminati...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for travelers from states with high COVID-19 rates

NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for travelers from states with high COVID-19 rates

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are imposing a quarantine on travelers to the tri-state area from states with a high transmission rate of coronavirus, the [...] Read full article: NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for ...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations; Gov. Warns of ‘More Onerous Requirements'

Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations; Gov. Warns of ‘More Onerous Requirements'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a television interview Tuesday morning that he expected the state to report an all-time record of more than 5,000 new COVID-19 c [...] Read full article: Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Case...→

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

In Tarrant County, there is currently no mandate on masks. County Judge Glen Whitley said the issue has been discussed between himself and city mayors; however [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance...→

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 260 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with another death and 50 more hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 ...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered rel...→

Illinois Released White Inmates Early At Higher Rates Than Black Inmates During Pandemic

Less than half (46%) of inmates released early were Black, even though Black inmates make up 54% of the state prison population. Meanwhile, 43% of inmates who [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates Early At...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Nearly 60 percent of guns recovered in Chicago come from out-of-state dealers, with more than 20 percent traced back to Indiana, according to a newly-released [...] Read full article: Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes ...→

Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 hit a record high in Dallas County Saturday, as two Dallas men in their 60s became the 312th and 313th people in the county to [...] Read full article: Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations ...→

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 Days Straight as Texas Surpasses 107K Cases

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 Days Straight as Texas Surpasses 107K Cases

When Gov. Greg Abbott announced his plan to open Texas in late April, he pointed to the state’s positivity rate, which had dropped to around 6%, cautioning it [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 ...→

Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again, 394 COVID-19 Cases Added Friday With 4 More Deaths

Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again, 394 COVID-19 Cases Added Friday With 4 More Deaths

Dallas County is reporting another 394 new COVID-19 cases along with four more deaths and another increase in hospitalizations Friday, according to county offi [...] Read full article: Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again,...→

New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To Require Visitors From States With High COVID-19 Infection Rates To Quarantine For 14 Days

New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To Require Visitors From States With High COVID-19 Infection Rates To Quarantine For 14 Days

New Jersey, Connecticut and New York will require visitors from states with significant COVID-19 community spread rates to quarantine for 14 days. Read full article: New Jersey, New York And Connecticut To ...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Reopen With Caution

"I believe in science data and I am nervous. And if we find it isn't safe, then we will stop doing it. Opening at our business will not come at the cost of peo [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Re...→

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

A West Chicago church is now hosting a mobile clinic twice a week, removing some of the barriers to COVID-19 testing in a city with the second-highest number o [...] Read full article: West Chicago church launches COVID-19 te...→

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases, hospitalizations dip

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases, hospitalizations dip

The positivity rate for COVID-19 in Illinois ticked upward from 2% to 3%, officials said Wednesday, but hospitalizations are down. Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?

More Illinois residents died in April than in any other month since at least 1999, but not all the additional deaths are attributed to known COVID-19 cases. Read full article: Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, bu...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 391 Cases, 4 More Deaths Wednesday

Dallas County is reporting another 391 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another 72 hospitalizations overnight. Read full article: Dallas County Reports More COVID-19 Hosp...→

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, 4 Deaths, More Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 460 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with four more deaths and another slight increase in hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 460 New COVID-19 ...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19 Deaths, 715 New Confirmed Cases

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, there have been 138,540 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 101 counties since the start of the pandemic, inc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Illinois: 64 New COVID-19...→

4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerous rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Four suburban Southern California counties are among those primarily responsible for a dangerous rise in California’s coronavirus hospitalizations, according t [...] Read full article: 4 SoCal counties behind state’s dangerou...→

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

The University of Chicago Medical Center is eliminating its units dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Instead, patients with COVID-19 will be cared for in isolatio [...] Read full article: University of Chicago hospital eliminati...→

WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly increase

WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly increase

After a steady fall started to become noticeable in May, the trend continued throughout most of June, with numbers moving far away from the three-digit peaks. Read full article: WNY COVID-19 hospitalizations slightly i...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for travelers from states with high COVID-19 rates

NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for travelers from states with high COVID-19 rates

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are imposing a quarantine on travelers to the tri-state area from states with a high transmission rate of coronavirus, the [...] Read full article: NY, NJ, CT impose 14-day quarantine for ...→

N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel Advisory, All Visitors From States With High Coronavirus Infection Rates Must Quarantine

N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel Advisory, All Visitors From States With High Coronavirus Infection Rates Must Quarantine

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are issuing a travel advisory and requiring visitors from high-coronavirus states to quarantine for 14 days.  Read full article: N.Y., N.J., Conn. Announce Joint Travel ...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Twenty-six states are reporting a growing numbers of new coronavirus cases as the first wave of the United States' COVID-19 outbreak rages on. Read full article: Arizona's new COVID-19 cases, hospitaliz...→

Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations; Gov. Warns of ‘More Onerous Requirements'

Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations; Gov. Warns of ‘More Onerous Requirements'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a television interview Tuesday morning that he expected the state to report an all-time record of more than 5,000 new COVID-19 c [...] Read full article: Texas Sets Records for New COVID-19 Case...→

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Singletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and u [...] Read full article: Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word O...→

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance of Masks as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase

In Tarrant County, there is currently no mandate on masks. County Judge Glen Whitley said the issue has been discussed between himself and city mayors; however [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Leaders Stress Importance...→

Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 445 Cases, 7 More Deaths Tuesday

Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Adds 445 Cases, 7 More Deaths Tuesday

Dallas County is reporting another 445 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with seven more deaths and a record number of hospitalizations for the 2019 novel coron [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Record COVID-19 Ho...→

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday, Rise in Hospitalizations

Tarrant County Public Health is reporting 260 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with another death and 50 more hospitalizations. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 260 New COVID-19 ...→

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths, 601 new cases

The number of Illinoisans dying from COVID-19 grew by 38 Tuesday while cases increased by 601, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. Read full article: Illinois reports 38 more COVID-19 deaths...→

Miami mayor distributes masks to businesses, residents in ZIP code with high COVID-19 infection rate

Miami mayor distributes masks to businesses, residents in ZIP code with high COVID-19 infection rate

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez handed out 50,000 face masks to residents and business owners in one of the ZIP codes... Read full article: Miami mayor distributes masks to busines...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

Illinois Released White Inmates at Higher Rates in Coronavirus Pandemic

White inmates in Illinois are having their sentences shortened during the coronavirus pandemic at a higher rate than Black inmates, an analysis of public data [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates at Highe...→

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered rel...→

The Latest: French Guiana battles spiraling infection rates

PARIS - France is battling a surge of COVID-19 cases in French Guiana, its South American territory that shares a border with badly hit Brazil.... The so-calle [...] Read full article: The Latest: French Guiana battles spiral...→

Illinois Released White Inmates Early At Higher Rates Than Black Inmates During Pandemic

Less than half (46%) of inmates released early were Black, even though Black inmates make up 54% of the state prison population. Meanwhile, 43% of inmates who [...] Read full article: Illinois Released White Inmates Early At...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Nearly 60 percent of guns recovered in Chicago come from out-of-state dealers, with more than 20 percent traced back to Indiana, according to a newly-released [...] Read full article: Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes ...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 hit a record high in Dallas County Saturday, as two Dallas men in their 60s became the 312th and 313th people in the county to [...] Read full article: Dallas County COVID-19 Hospitalizations ...→

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 Days Straight as Texas Surpasses 107K Cases

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 Days Straight as Texas Surpasses 107K Cases

When Gov. Greg Abbott announced his plan to open Texas in late April, he pointed to the state’s positivity rate, which had dropped to around 6%, cautioning it [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Hospitalizations Set Records 9 ...→

Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases, 45 More Deaths

Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases, 45 More Deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday announced 634 new cases of COVID-19, and 45 more deaths. Read full article: Illinois Reports 634 New COVID-19 Cases,...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again, 394 COVID-19 Cases Added Friday With 4 More Deaths

Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again, 394 COVID-19 Cases Added Friday With 4 More Deaths

Dallas County is reporting another 394 new COVID-19 cases along with four more deaths and another increase in hospitalizations Friday, according to county offi [...] Read full article: Dallas County Hospitalizations Up Again,...→