Chicago and other towns across Illinois are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Chicago, IL community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Illinois hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Illinois Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Illinois government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Illinois COVID-19 Cases

Illinois New Coronavirus Cases:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Cases: 4,040,139
Illinois New Coronavirus Deaths:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Deaths: 41,262
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,182
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 105,972,038
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 3
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,151,642
Last updated March 20, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Chicago

Numbers tell Illinois’ dismal COVID story, early voting begins and more in your Chicago news roundup

Here’s the latest news you need to know in Chicago. It’s about an eight-minute read that will brief you on today’s biggest stories. — Matt Moore (@MattKenMoore) This afternoon will be partly sunny ... More info »

Chicago Sun-Times - 03/20/2023 08:00am

COVID-19 levels mostly low in Illinois, according to CDC

The CDC says only 27 counties in the United States have a "high" COVID-19 community level. Illinois is mostly at a low level - with just Clay County at high risk. Indiana and Wisconsin had no high ... More info »

CBS News on MSN - 03/17/2023 01:04am

3 years, 4 million cases, more than 36,000 deaths: Numbers shape Illinois’ dismal COVID-19 story

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Mountainous bar graphs of daily case numbers can illustrate how quickly COVID-19 ... Illinois in 2020. But they can’t capture the isolation felt by people in Chicago ... More info »

Chicago Sun-Times - 03/17/2023 09:09am

Orphe Divounguy: Chicago's next mayor should prioritize fairness in housing

An issue that continues to trouble most Chicagoans is the vast racial disparity in access to good schools and safety and other amenities that improve neighborhoods and home values. More info »

Crain's Chicago Business - 03/19/2023 10:50pm

Legislative panel OK’s COVID-19 disability bill for Chicago’s first responders

A measure that would make it easier for Chicago’s first responders to acquire full disability benefits if they were sickened by COVID-19 gained traction Thursday when it passed through a state ... More info »

Chicago Tribune on MSN - 03/09/2023 08:16am

How do you feel your community is responding to the coronavirus crisis:

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