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Nov. 9: Twenty-nine New Covid-19 Cases in Evanston, 10,210 in the State

The COVID-19 virus continued to spread through Evanston, Suburban Cook County, Chicago and Illinois over the weekend, and hospitalizations continued to rise. “Make no mistake, the weeks and months ahead in our fight against COVID-19 will remain phenomenally difficult,” said Governor JB Pritzker at a briefing today. “But specifically, here in Illinois, we will persevere. […]

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Nov. 2: Eight New Covid-19 Cases in Evanston, 6,222 in the State

Over the weekend, new COVID-19 cases continued to mount, test positivity rates continued to rise, and hospitalizations have jumped.  So far, the new restrictions imposed by Governor JB Pritzker in the past few weeks have not slowed the spread of the virus. At a briefing today, Gov. Pritzker was asked if he was considering imposing […]

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Oct. 31: Twenty-nine new COVID-19 cases for Evanstonians; 7,899 in the State

There were 29 new COVID-19 cases of Evanstonians today, which set a record for Evanston. There have been a total of 1,489 cases of Evanstonians, 311 of which are active. For the week ending Oct. 29, Northwestern has reported a total of 58 new COVID-19 cases. This, however, includes faculty, staff  and students who do […]

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Oct. 29: Sixteen New Covid-19 Cases in Evanston, a Record 6,363 New Cases in the State

 Perhaps to defend his decisions to close indoor bar and dining service in most Regions of the State in past few weeks, Governor JB Pritzker at a briefing this afternoon summarized the increase in new COVID-19 cases, test positivity rates, hospitalizations and deaths since October 1. “Things are moving in a bad direction all across […]

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Oct. 28: Nine New Covid-19 Cases in Evanston, 6,110 New Cases in the State

 “This is a tremendous wave,” said Gov. JB Pritzker at a briefing this afternoon. “The Covid storm is apparently covering the entire nation.” He announced that resurgence mitigations will be imposed on Region 9 (Lake and McHenry Counties) beginning on Oct. 31 because its test positivity rate has been higher than 8% for three consecutive […]

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Oct. 27: Eight New Covid-19 Cases in Evanston; State Imposes New Restrictions in Chicago

 Governor JB. Pritzker announced today the Chicago will be subject to Tier 1 restrictions beginning on Friday, Oct. 30. The restrictions were imposed “due to a sustained increase in its positivity rate as well as a sustained increase in COVID-related hospitalizations for more than seven of the past ten days,” said Gov. Pritzker. Yesterday, Tier […]