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Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease The number of Coronavirus cases in Illinois has jumped to 461 and there have been 18 deaths recorded in the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 461 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois.  Eight new deaths are also being…

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IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open

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IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open

IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open All nutritional and medical benefits remain available to the public; consumers still urged to stay home; open offices will operate with reduced onsite staff; staff available to respond in-person for emergencies. State announces Coronavirus cases continue to increase Today, the Illinois Department of…

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Trump declares Illinois a Major Disaster Area

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Trump declares Illinois a Major Disaster Area

Trump declares Illinois a Major Disaster Area President Donald Trump declared the State of Illinois a “major disaster” area. The designation qualifies Illinois for Federal funding support to deal with the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic. The designation was made despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s partisan political pot-shots against Trump. At nearly every press conference…

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses Unemployment Rate Dropped to New Historic Low in February, While State Sees Significant Increase in Unemployment Claims in March While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the…

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Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois

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Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois

Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said that the number of Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois increased by 330 and that there are three COVID-19 related deaths. The Governor also announced he was extending the deadline for income tax filings and providing a $90 million program to help…

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Illinois State confirms 250 new cases of Coronavirus Disease: Trump offers support

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Illinois State confirms 250 new cases of Coronavirus Disease: Trump offers support

Illinois confirms 250 new cases of Coronavirus Disease: Trump offers support President Donald Trump said that his administration is continuing to pursue a bi-partisan response to the coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, including pushing a national stimulus bill that would provide funds to every American to boost the economy which has been hit hard by negative media…

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