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‘Patriot Rally’ in Marion brings opposition to Illinois’ coronavirus response | Local News

[ad_1] “I’m actually here when you look at numbers, and numbers only, I don’t think there is, or has been, an outbreak in Southern Illinois,” Ben Avi said. “It hasn’t hit this part of the state enough to not allow small businesses to open up earlier.” He said the public …

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2,508 New COVID-19 Cases, 67 Additional Deaths – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) — Another 67 people have died of COVID-19 in Illinois, and 2,508 new cases have been diagnosed, health officials said Sunday. That brings the total number of deaths in the state to 4,856 and the total number of confirmed cases to 110,304. Over the last 24 hours, there …

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5 updates: The latest on coronavirus and Illinois for Sunday | Local

[ad_1] Gov. JB Pritzker’s executive orders shuttering non-essential businesses and workplaces indefinitely is unconstitutional, three business owners and two county officials claim in a lawsuit filed in federal court, because the state has not provided monetary compensation. Both the U.S. and Illinois constitutions provide that private property cannot be confiscated …

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5 updates: The latest on coronavirus and Illinois for Sunday | Local

[ad_1] Gov. JB Pritzker’s executive orders shuttering non-essential businesses and workplaces indefinitely is unconstitutional, three business owners and two county officials claim in a lawsuit filed in federal court, because the state has not provided monetary compensation. Both the U.S. and Illinois constitutions provide that private property cannot be confiscated …

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5 updates: The latest on coronavirus and Illinois for Saturday | Local

[ad_1] As Illinois prepares to enter Phase 3 of 5, Pritzker also addressed the potential of reopening religious institutions on the same day President Donald Trump deemed those facilities “essential” and called for mass reopenings. “My team and I have received a lot of excellent proposals and ideas from different …

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In Chicago, the Midwest’s coronavirus capital, cases highlight a historic racial divide

[ad_1] When I saw the data showing people of color disproportionately dying of COVID-19 in Chicago, I wasn’t surprised—I was furious. As of May 21, more than 1,800 Chicagoans have lost their lives to the coronavirus. Nearly half are African American, who make up 29 percent of the city’s population. …

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US lockdown protests may have spread virus widely, cellphone data suggests | US news

[ad_1] Cellphone location data suggests that demonstrators at anti-lockdown protests – some of which have been connected with Covid-19 cases – are often traveling hundreds of miles to events, returning to all parts of their states, and even crossing into neighboring ones. The data, provided to the Guardian by the …

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Why Experts Say It’s a Good Thing Illinois’ Peak in Coronavirus Cases Has Shifted Later – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that modeling shows Illinois likely won’t hit its peak of coronavirus cases until potentially mid-June, later than initially expected – a delay that experts have said is a good sign. The later peak means that efforts to mitigate the spread of the deadly virus …

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A Look at the Numbers – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Illinois’ coronavirus case count continues to rise as the state has yet to hit its peak, health officials said. The state is under stay-at-home order, which took effect on March 21 and has been extended through May 30. Here’s a look at cases reported across the state so far: …

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