The governor wants shoppers to leave their reusable bags at home. Meanwhile, Chicago is keeping its plastic bag tax.
Pritzker expands the state food, homeless and child care programs as the COVID-19 death toll reaches 34.
Wanda Bailey of south suburban Crete died this week. The hardest part, family members said, was not seeing either sister in their last days.
A researcher at Northwestern is developing an add-on for a medical face mask that would deactivate viruses on contact.
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicago could see 40,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations in the coming weeks if residents don’t stay at home.
18th Street Distillery harnessed its four stills to produce 1,000 gallons of sanitizer for nurses and first responders in Northwest Indiana.
Besides a tax-filing extension, Pritzker offers $90 million in small-business aid as Illinois COVID-19 fatalities more than triple since Saturday
The cases include three prisoners and three staff members. Experts say COVID-19 can spread especially quickly in crowded facilities.
Chicago’s interim police superintendent also said people who meet in large gatherings could now be fined $500 or even arrested.