WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: March 20, 2020

PRITZKER CORONAVIRUS
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at a news conference in Chicago on March 19. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press
PRITZKER CORONAVIRUS
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at a news conference in Chicago on March 19. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press

WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: March 20, 2020

Public health officials on Thursday confirmed 422 cases of COVID-19, with at least four deaths statewide. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Chicago Public Schools will remain closed through April 20. Plus, voters cast their ballots in Tuesday’s Illinois primary election.

Reset breaks down the biggest news of the week in WBEZ’s Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.

GUEST: Heather Cherone, managing editor and city hall reporter at the Daily Line

David Greising, president of the Better Government Association