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Illinois COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000, including 243 deaths

State officials said that coronavirus cases have jumped by over 1,400 within the past day, bringing Illinois’ total to over 10,000 and 243 dead. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said at his daily press conference Saturday that the state continues to work during the stay-at-home order. “This is a really, really hard time, financially and emotionally, […]

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Illinois coronavirus cases increase to over 7,600, including 157 deaths

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said there are four field hospitals under construction to support existing hospitals as 715 new coronavirus cases and 16 new deaths were reported in the state on Thursday. The Illinois Department of Public Health said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 7,695 cases and 157 deaths. The number of people tested […]

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Parade of dinosaurs in Woodstock helps raise awareness for McHenry County front line workers

Adults and kids wearing dinosaur costumes paraded around a Woodstock neighborhood to help raise awareness for Project Front Line McHenry County, a group that delivers food to front line workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Five adults and two children dressed as dinosaurs led the parade, which began around 1 p.m. Wednesday at Creekside Middle School […]

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42 new coronavirus-related deaths, nearly 1,000 new cases reported in Illinois

Illinois state officials announced 42 new coronavirus-related deaths — the largest number in a single day — along with nearly 1,000 new confirmed cases on Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Public Health said the state’s COVID-19 total has reached 6,980 cases and 141 deaths. The number of people tested so far is at 40,384, data […]