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Illinois sees largest amount of COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours as death toll surpasses 1,000

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that anyone with symptoms can now be tested for COVID-19 as he also announced 125 people died in the past day in the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 25,733 cases, which is 1,140 more than Wednesday, and 1,072 deaths. The […]

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80 new deaths, 1,346 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois, officials say

There are over 25,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Illinois as officials announced 80 additional deaths in the past 24 hours. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 24,593 cases and 948 deaths. The number of people tested so far is at 116,929, data shows. Governor J.B. Pritzker has […]

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Over 500K people file for unemployment in Illinois as coronavirus deaths approach 800

Governor J.B. Pritzker outlined Illinois’ effort to expand access and eligibility to unemployment benefits as 74 new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Monday. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 22,025 cases and 794 deaths. The number of people tested so far is at 105,768, data shows. There […]

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Officials announce 1,465 new coronavirus cases, 68 additional deaths in Illinois

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced testing expansion and alternative housing for COVID-19 patients as deaths in the state reached nearly 600 on Friday. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 17,887 cases and 596 deaths. The number of people tested so far is at 87,527, data shows. “Generations […]