Remdesivir distributed to 14 hospitals across Illinois By Eric Horng, Craig Wall and Liz Nagy, ABC7 News A member of Governor JB Pritzker's staff who had close contact with the governor has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced Monday. The news comes as Illinois health officials announced 1,266 new cases of...
Illinois surpasses 4K new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours By Jessica D'Onofrio, ABC7 News Governor JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order faces a new legal challenge as the state sees a record number of COVID-19 cases. Illinois health officials announced 4,014 new cases of COVID-19, including 144 additional deaths, on Tuesday. That brings...
Chicago is canceling all summer athletic events, parades and festivals due to coronavirus concerns By Mike Ewing, WGN The City of Chicago is canceling “all permitted special events,” including Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago, and other annual summer traditions through Labor Day, according to a release. According to the city this includes all...
Borrowers Who Need Relief Should Immediately Reach Out to Their Loan Servicer Chicago – Building on measures to address the unprecedented economic challenges facing Illinois as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Pritzker and Secretary Hagan of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced that Illinois has...
By ABC7 The Cook County Department of Public Health issued a Stay-At-Home Advisory Friday due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases. Friday's record-breaking numbers included 15,415 newly confirmed or probable cases, the highest one-day total. Additionally, 5,362 people have been hospitalized, another new high for the pandemic. Health officials also...
By Sarah Krueger & Rick Smith, WRALTechwire Health diagnostics giant LabCorp will begin selling an at-home test for the COVID-19 virus after receiving emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Called Pixel, the test will cost $119 and will include collection of specimens via nasal swabs. The test is being...
Fatalities continue to rise in towns outside Chicago with large Black populations By Crusader Staff Report Oak Lawn, Chicago Heights and Country Club Hills have the highest COVID-19 deaths among Blacks in cities outside Chicago, according to the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The death toll among Blacks...
Pfizer to seek approval from FDA 'within days' after analysis finds COVID-19 vaccine 95% By Erick Johnson Some 3,000 Blacks participated in Moderna’s clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine and several had severe cases of the diseases before taking the vaccine, according to company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The news come as...
COVID-19 fatalities highest than any Chicago neighborhood, Black or white By Erick Johnson Sixty seven people in South Shore have died from COVID-19, more than in any neighborhood in Chicago’s 77 communities, according to a Crusader analysis of the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Of the 67...
Cabello’s case seeks relief for all Illinois residents By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnews-illinois.com A second Republican state representative on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 filed a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker alleging he overstepped his authority in ordering Illinoisans to stay at home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The outcome...