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Illinois Coronavirus Deaths Up 260 Percent Since Beginning of October – NBC Chicago

Deaths related to COVID-19 in Illinois are up a startling 260% from the start of October, Gov. J.B. Pritzker revealed Monday, as the state continues to deal with increasingly alarming coronavirus rates. As of Monday, the state reported an average of 81 daily deaths, marking a 98% increase from two …

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Grocery Stores Hope to Prevent Second Wave of Stockpiling – NBC Chicago

With residents in Illinois urged to stay home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, some Chicago-area stores are concerned about a second stockpiling surge. Illinois set a new troubling record for coronavirus cases Friday – more than 15,000 new confirmed and probable cases in a single 24-hour span. …

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‘We Are at War:’ Coronavirus Pandemic to Only Get Worse With Cooler Weather: Pritzker – NBC Chicago

Citing coronavirus experts at the nation’s leading health care institutions, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday the coronavirus pandemic is only going to get worse as the weather gets cooler and more activity is driven aside. Experts at universities such as John Hopkins University, Northwester University and the University of Illinois, …

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Pritzker to Deliver Coronavirus Update From Home While Self-Isolating – NBC Chicago

Note: Pritzker’s update can be watched live in the video player above beginning at around 12 p.m. CST. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to deliver a virtual coronavirus update from home Wednesday as he self-isolates after a staffer tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week, his office says. …

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Pritzker Self-Isolating Again After Staffer Tests Positive for Coronavirus – NBC Chicago

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is self-isolating for 14 days for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic began after a member of his staff tested positive for COVID-19, his office said Tuesday. The staff member tested negative last Wednesday during weekly testing for the office, Pritzker’s office said in a statement. …

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Where Are Coronavirus Cases in Illinois? Map Shows Cases by Zip Code – NBC Chicago

Illinois residents can track coronavirus cases in their neighborhood using ZIP code data from the state’s department of public health. The interactive map below allows residents to track cases by ZIP code and county. Additional information including race demographics, age demographics, gender and total number of people tested is also …

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‘This is a Make or Break Moment’ For Illinois as Coronavirus Cases Surge – NBC Chicago

As Illinois reported more than 2,000 coronavirus cases Friday – the highest daily case count in more than two months – Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a stern warning to residents, pleading for compliance to the state’s face mask requirement. “This is a make or break moment for the state of …

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Warning Signs of Increased Coronavirus Risk in Four Illinois Counties – NBC Chicago

While coronavirus metrics are stable for the majority of Illinois’ 102 counties, as of Friday night, four counties are seeing increased risks of the virus, according to publicly available data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. In late June, state health officials launched a color-coded county map that offers …

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Map Shows Cases by ZIP Code – NBC Chicago

Illinois residents can track coronavirus cases in their neighborhood using ZIP code data from the state’s department of public health. The interactive map below allows residents to track cases by ZIP code and county. Additional information including race demographics, age demographics, gender and total number of people tested is also …

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