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NBC 5 Chicago Reports Illinois Health Officials Keeping Secret List of Large Gathering-Related Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases

While Illinois officials repeatedly beg people to steer clear of large gatherings, they’ve privately been keeping track of just those kinds of cases, which have caused tens of thousands of coronavirus infections throughout the pandemic, […]

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Lake County and McHenry County in Region 9 Latest Area to Require Mitigations for Regressive COVID-19 Conditions

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in the North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, […]

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Following Suburban Cook County by 2 Days, City of Chicago Goes to “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures” with No Indoor Dining at Restaurants

One day after the Illinois Department of Public Health announced “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures” for suburban Cook County (Region 10) and for counties east of St. Louis “Metro East” (Region 4), the Illinois health […]

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Resurgence Mitigation takes effect in Arlington Heights, Suburban Cook County (Region 10) on October 28, 2020 as Mitigation Moves from Phase 4 To “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures”

Late October Mitigations Do NOT Apply to Schools, Fitness Centers The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Monday, October 26, 2020 that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will take effect in Region 4 and Region 10 […]

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

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 deaths […]

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Chicago West Suburban and South Suburban IDPH Regions on Brink of Coronavirus Mitigation Restrictions with Positivity Rates Over 8 Percent

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 Illinois), […]

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Public Health Officials Announce 3,113 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease on Monday, October 19, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today, Monday, October 19, 2020 reported 3,113 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 22 additional deaths. The amount of new confirmed cases […]

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

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 deaths. […]

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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

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 5,368 […]

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Illinois Department of Public Health Officials Announce 3,059 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported on Thursday, October 8, 2020 a figure of 3,059 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 32 additional confirmed deaths. More than […]

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Second Consecutive Day Over 2,000; IDPH Announces 2,514 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, September 25, 2020 reported 2,514 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths. In Chicagoland, 7 new cases […]

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IDPH: Decrease from 24 to 17 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

WARNING LEVEL COUNTIES: Bond, Boone, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Crawford, DeWitt, Fayette, Grundy, Hamilton, Macon, Menard, Peoria, Putnam, Washington, Wayne, and Winnebago The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, September 25, 2020 reported 17 […]