New data shows that 87 died the same day incident was reported, with many being Black females By Erick Johnson Some 181 Blacks in Chicago died at home of COVID-19, including 87 who died that same day an incident was reported, according to a Crusader review of the latest data from...
By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnewsillinois.com Illinois is one of the last states to apply and be approved for a federal program providing an additional $300 in unemployment assistance per week to qualifying residents. Governor JB Pritzker announced Monday, September 7, that he instructed the Illinois Department of Employment Security to submit...
By Crusader Staff Report The death toll of Blacks in Chicago who died from COVID-19 has climbed to 818 as Black neighborhoods continue to lose more residents to the disease, according to the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. A total of 65 residents died of COVID-19 in...
By Erick Johnson Twelve residents in Gary have died from COVID-19 and 374 were infected with the virus as of April 27, according to Mayor Jerome Prince. In East Chicago, three people have died and 47 have been infected with the virus. In Indiana, the number of cases continues to rise as...
A Crusader Staff Report About 729 people in Gary have been infected with COVID-19 and 51 have died from the disease, according to the latest data from the mayor’s office and the city’s health department. The data comes as Gary Mayor Jerome Prince continues to ease restrictions after the state entered...
By Erick Johnson Five people in Gary have died from COVID-19 and 174 have been infected with the virus, Mayor Jerome Prince announced Tuesday, April 13 at his daily briefing on the health crisis. In Indiana, 8,236 residents have tested positive for the virus and 44,539 have been tested. The announcement came...
City has no data as diagnosed cases rise to 285 while death toll climbs to 8 By Erick Johnson The number of COVID-19 cases dramatically rose in Gary to 285 on Tuesday, April 21 while the death toll has risen to 8, according to the latest data released by Mayor Jerome...
By Alexis McAdams, ABC7 News Governor JB Pritzker has released guidelines tailored to specific industries such as restaurants, retail and health and fitness centers as Illinois prepares to enter Phase 3 of the governor's reopening plan Friday. On Sunday, Illinois health officials announced 2,508 new coronavirus cases and 67 additional deaths....
By CBS 2 News Illinois is applying for the extra $300 in weekly supplemental unemployment benefits authorized by President Donald Trump earlier this month, joining at least 30 other states that have applied or already been approved for the additional funds. More than half of U.S. states have been approved for...
Earlier survey asked parents to decide By Patrick Forrest Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Chicago Public Schools’ return in the fall will be fully remote amid increased COVID-19 numbers throughout the city. Chicago’s Covid-19 positivity rate has increased from 3.9 percent of tests given to 4.7 percent over the past...