Illinois Closes Schools, Restaurants Over Coronavirus Concerns

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A woman shops for antibacterial supplies at a Mariano's in Buffalo Grove on March 13. Nam Y. Huh / AP
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A woman shops for antibacterial supplies at a Mariano's in Buffalo Grove on March 13. Nam Y. Huh / AP

Illinois Closes Schools, Restaurants Over Coronavirus Concerns

To help contain the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has ordered all bars and restaurants to close to dine-in customers by the end of business today. The move comes days after Gov. Pritzker ordered all schools — public and private — to close starting tomorrow through March 30.

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