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Joe Biden Electoral Votes Certified 306 to 232 at 3:41 AM Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 After Congress Resumes Overnight

140 Congress formally confirmed the election of Joe Biden as president, a day after a mob invaded the U.S. Capitol (CNBC’s Eamon Javers reports). Joe Biden was formally recognized by Congress as the next U.S. […]

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IDPH Reports 11,028 New Coronavirus Cases with 166* Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 14.8%

179 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Saturday, November 14, 2020 reported 11,028 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 166 additional deaths; however, 66 reported deaths involved a delay […]

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IDPH Reports 15,415 New Coronavirus Cases with 27 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 14.4%

117 All but six Illinois counties are at warning level: Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, and Will Counties at warning level The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, November 13, 2020 reported 15,415 […]

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IDPH Reports 12,702 New Coronavirus Cases with 43 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 13.7%

161 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday, November 12, 2020 reported 12,702 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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IDPH Reports 12,657 New Coronavirus Cases with 145 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 13.2%

257 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 reported 12,657 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 145 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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IDPH Reports 12,623 New Coronavirus Cases with 79 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 12.9%

172 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 reported 12,623 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 79 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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Prospect High School Girls Volleyball Players in 14-Day Quarantine as Precaution for Possible Close Contact with Person with Positive Test for COVID-19

618 Families of Prospect High School girls volleyball players were notified Monday, October 26, 2020 that a person who had contact with the team tested positive recently for COVID-19. As a precaution, a 14-day quarantine […]

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IDPH Reports 69 New Coronavirus COVID-19 Deaths and 4,342 Confirmed Cases for Wednesday, October 21, 2020

248 The Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) reported on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, that there were 69 new coronavirus-related deaths in Illinois — the biggest increase since mid-June 2020. According to the IDPH, the 69 […]

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Girl, Age 13, with COVID-19 Connected As Source of an Outbreak at a 3-Week Duration Family Gathering that Infected 11 People from Four States, June–July 2020

412 The Centers for Disease Control reported Monday, October 5, 2020 that there is increasing evidence that children and adolescents can efficiently transmit SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). During July–August 2020, […]

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Test Positive for the SARS-CoV-2 Virus that Causes Coronavirus COVID-19 Illness

288 The president’s physician Sean P. Conley released a memo late Thursday, October 1, 2020 that President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. “I release the […]

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Kimberly Guilfoyle Tests Positive for COVID-19, Quarantines While at President Trump’s Speech Event at Mt. Rushmore

521 Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is a former Fox News co-host and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for COVID-19 while in South Dakota. The president’s son Donald Trump Jr. tested negative. Guilfoyle had been […]

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Facebook: Taking Steps to Ensure Access to Accurate Information, to Stop Misinformation and Harmful Content, Support Global Health Experts

228 CARDINAL NEWS Headlines, News Highlights and Current Events for Thursday, March 26 2020 NBC Nightly News Wednesday, March 25 2020. Facebook says it’s taking steps to ensure accurate Coronavirus information [Google] [Bing] [FB.com] Facebook […]

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Chicago Police and Fire Coronavirus Press Conference: 6 Chicago Police Officers and 5 Chicago Firefighters Test Positive for COVID-19

426 Interim Police Superintendent Charlie Beck, Chicago Fire Department Commissioner Richard C. Ford and Dr. Allison Arwady with the Chicago Public Health Department reported on the updated case numbers among first responders at a news […]