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

33 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 […]

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Chicago West Suburban and South Suburban IDPH Regions on Brink of Coronavirus Mitigation Restrictions with Positivity Rates Over 8 Percent

159 Upcoming returns to coronavirus mitigation measures established in the “Restore Illinois” plan are possible in the West Suburban and South Suburban regions of Chicago, as well as the Southern Region of Illinois (far south […]

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Public Health Officials Announce 87,000 Tests Completed, 4,554 New Cases October 16, 2020 — Statewide Positivity Rate 5.1%

54 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today, Friday, October 16, 2020 reported 4,554 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, the highest one-day case total, including 38 additional confirmed […]

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Illinois Reports Highest Single-Day Total of New Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases with Rise in Positivity Rate to 4.9 Percent

115 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today, Thursday, October 15, 2020, reported 4,015 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional confirmed deaths. On September 4, 2020, IDPH reported […]

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Buffalo Grove Businessman, Formerly Residing in Wheeling, Charged With Illegally Exporting Arms to Ukraine

992 CHICAGO —A businessman from Buffalo Grove, formerly a resident of Wheeling, has been indicted on federal criminal charges for allegedly illegally exporting gun parts and other defense articles from the United States to a […]

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Multiple Rescues for Stalled Elevators Due to Power Failure at Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village

805 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Elk Grove Village responded about 11:11 a.m. Monday, October 2020 to a report of a all elevators stalled with occupants in the elevators at both the Eberle Building and the […]

Lot 12 Harper College Google Maps Street View at time of a previous training session in October 2018 (©2020 Google Maps)
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Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash into Building Near Harper College Motorcycle Training Site in Palatine Kills Winfield Woman

1,813 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Palatine responded about 1:01 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2020 to a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle at Parking Lot 12 near the baseball diamond off Roselle Road at Harper College, […]

Jesse Oaks Food and Drink Sports Bar Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
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Fourteen Restaurant/Bar Volleyball Players and Spectators Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19 in Lake County; 200 May Have Been Exposed

939 The Lake County Health Department is currently investigating several COVID-19 cases linked to adult volleyball leagues. So far, 14 people who played or watched volleyball at Jesse Oaks Food & Drink in Gages Lake […]

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DuPage County Health Department Investigating Multiple Reports of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases at Orangetheory Fitness Center in Elmhurst

418 Orangetheory Fitness in Elmhurst at 135 North Addison Avenue reported Monday, September 28, 2020, an outbreak of confirmed Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in recent days. The Orangetheory Elmhurst fitness center reported 18 positive COVID-19 cases, […]