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Sunday updates: The latest on coronavirus and Illinois | Local News

[ad_1] As President Donald Trump tries to move on from the coronavirus, Congress is rushing to fill the void and prepare the country for the long fight ahead. Jolted by the lack of comprehensive federal planning as states begin to reopen, lawmakers of both parties, from the senior-most senators to the …

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Saturday updates: The latest on coronavirus and Illinois | Local News

[ad_1] Illinois has passed another milestone in testing for the new coronavirus, for the first time conducting more than 20,000 screenings in a single day, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Friday. Expanded testing is a cornerstone of Pritzker’s five-phase plan for reopening the state, but a study released this week suggests …

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Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants, Transit – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] (NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) What will Illinois look like as it begins reopening? Restaurants and transit agencies currently battling a shortage of customers are preparing for a new …

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Modified Stay-at-Home Order, Mask Stolen, Ravinia Canceled – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] (NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Illinois began another 30 days under a statewide stay-at-home order, but this time, things have changed. Some businesses can resume under the new order, …

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Another Stay-at-Home Suit, Costco Masks – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] (NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) With just two days until a modified stay-at-home order takes effect in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says the order is still “very much in …

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Former Chicagoan Touts Coronavirus ‘Rescue’ Previously Barred in Illinois – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] There is no cure for COVID-19. There is also no FDA-approved medicine that prevents the virus. But that hasn’t stopped a former Chicago woman from touting a bleach mixture as a “simple, cheap, and widely available compound” that she contends will help prevent infection with the virus, and “assist …

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Officials Narrow Down Location Where Chicago House Party Was Held Despite Coronavirus – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] The house party that Mayor Lightfoot condemned over the weekend has been confirmed to have taken place in the 2000 block of North Narragnsett Avenue, according to Ill. Rep. LaShawn Ford. At 12:11 a.m., the police were called to respond to a noise complaint at a house in Galewood, …

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Major Pork Producer Closes 2 Illinois Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Faced with a lawsuit and numerous coronavirus infections, Smithfield Foods is voluntarily closing two Illinois plants indefinitely. The company announced Friday it would suspend operations at its Monmouth facility beginning next week and until further notice after a “small portion” of its 1,700 employees tested positive for COVID-19. The …

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When Do You Need One? How Will it Be Enforced? – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Beginning in May, Illinois residents will be required to cover their faces in public spaces, but when will you need to wear a mask and how will the new rule be enforced? The mandate is part of an amended statewide stay-at-home order, which begins May 1 and continues through …

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Most Illinois Communities Fall Short on Daily Coronavirus Testing – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] It’s the key to everything about this pandemic:  testing, testing, testing. Most everyone agrees we’re not doing enough, yet it’s widely considered to be the benchmark by which we can eventually reopen America. NBC 5 Investigates has analyzed numbers published by the Illinois Department of Public Health, showing how …

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