As Illinois exceeds 45,000 cases of the virus, one GOP lawmaker won a court ruling exempting himself from the state’s stay-at-home order.
A downstate judge ruled against the extension of Gov. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order but it’s unclear how far reaching the decision will be.
Some emergency dispatchers are seeking to have names of COVID-19 patients identified for responders’ benefit, but privacy is an issue.
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The White House released a blueprint for states on coronavirus testing on Monday at a daily news conference it spiked and then revived.
Chicago’s mayor and the governor were not amused by a video purportedly of a crowded house party in the city.
Dr. Deborah Birx hasn’t disavowed Trump’s disinfectant remarks, but Pritzker says her dismayed look was “some indication” of her feelings.
Illinois’ governor says small businesses, not big publicly traded companies, should be getting loans to make it through the pandemic.
New data released by the state show that COVID-19 deaths at Illinois nursing homes more than doubled from last week.
Pritzker calls testing surge a positive sign. The state poison hotline sees cases after Trump suggests using disinfectant to treat COVID-19.