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Gov. Pritzker deploying over 2,000 health care workers to Illinois hospitals to deal with ‘unprecedented’ COVID-19 cases

Gov. JB Pritzker announced he is deploying over 2,000 health care workers to Illinois hospitals to deal with record COVID-19 hospitalizations, which he called “unprecedented.” Pritzker held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss the latest COVID-19 surge. “With record COVID hospitalizations here and across the nation, the most important strategy that we’re following is […]

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Over 230 hospitalized with COVID-19 in Lake, McHenry counties as state reports nearly 60,000 weekly COVID cases

Over 230 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Lake and McHenry counties as the Illinois Department of Public Health reported nearly 60,000 new COVID-19 cases in the past week in the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday reported 59,312 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including an increase […]

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Gov. Pritzker optimistic about fewer mitigations as COVID-19 numbers flatten in Illinois

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he is cautiously optimistic about the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations flattening out in Illinois. When asked about COVID-19 numbers at an event in Decatur on Tuesday, Pritzker said not to jump the gun, but it’s “great” to see numbers starting to flatten out. He also […]