Champaign County's only new cases came in Mahomet, Rantoul and Champaign's 61820 ZIP code ... 24-hour positivity rate: 0.2% ... With 1,195 new cases statewide, positivity rates stand at 3.0% (7-day), 3.7% (1-day) ... Douglas Co. adds 1 case, Vermilion 0.
Adding multiple cases: Champaign’s 61821 ZIP code (+5), Fisher (+3), Mahomet (+3), Tolono (+2) … Losing multiple active cases: St. Joseph (3), Mahomet (3), Fisher (2), Champaign’s 61822 (3) & 61820 (2), Urbana’s 61802 (2) … Ogden has its first confirmed case … No new cases in Vermilion, Douglas counties; 1 in Ford ... Single-day spike statewide coincides with IDPH 24-hour high for most tests performed.
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Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis represents the 13th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Picking up from last week, we assembled another panel of 10 to guide us through the news-packed year that was 1980
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute’s Renewing Illinois program encourages Illinois university students to discuss and debate creative solutions to revitalize the Prairie State. While preparing background materials for the students who will participate in our annual summit, we recognized …
Champaign County's low number led to a steep decline in the 7-day positivity rate: 1.0% (down from 1.5%). Also dropping: active cases in Mahomet (from 27 to 23) ... County: 2 of Ford's 3 new cases 'associated with congregate living facilities' ... 25 Vermilion Co. residents isolating at home.
15 Champaign County ZIP codes have active cases, 10 of them with more than two. Those include Rantoul’s 61866, which has an area-high 195 cases but just 14 active ... County's 7-day positivity rate up (1.5%), hospitalizations down again (to four) ... Clay County judge: All of Pritzker’s executive orders since April 8 pertaining to the pandemic are void because he exceeded his authority when he used his emergency powers for more than 30 days.
Mahomet had the most new cases Wednesday (six). ... Of Champaign County's now-890 cases, 761 are recovered and 117 are active. ... Hospitalizations dropped by one, to seven. ... Thirteen new cases have been confirmed this week in Vermilion County, representing close to 20 percent of the 67 total. ... Wednesday's new cases involve a married couple in their 30s and a resident in their 20s.
Mahomet had the most new cases (four); Sadorus had its first, the 18th Champaign County town with at least one ... Administrator: New Vermilion cases could be linked to out-of-state travel ... Statewide 7-day positivity rate now at 2.6%, down slightly from Monday ... Piatt County: 1 new case; Douglas and Ford: none.
The combination of fewer tests (148) and 10 new cases led to a 6.8% positivity rate in Champaign County ... Mahomet (34 cases, up 12 since the weekend) and Seymour (went from 0 to 3 cases) the biggest climbers after 'unofficial prom' at a private home led to 10 cases ... Douglas County adds 4 cases, giving it 1 fewer overall than Vermilion, which held at 49.
Governor: “Classroom learning provides necessary opportunities for our students to learn, socialize and grow. The benefits of in-person instruction can’t be overstated."
With all four regions well on their way to advancing to Restore Illinois Phase 4 Friday, the state issued dozens of pages of new guidelines for allowed activities, events and businesses. We've combed through them for headlines and highlights.
CHICAGO — The Illinois Attorney General filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a plasma-collection company with a location in Champaign.
Kwame Raoul: 'After experiencing minor symptoms over the weekend, I consulted with my health care provider using telehealth services. Upon the advice of my doctor, I was tested yesterday and informed today that I have tested positive for COVID-19'
The area sports world is still on hiatus because of the global health threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As he will until the crisis subsides, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those affected by the pandemic in a variety of ways.
In the 84 years of the team, J.J. is the first underclassmen to be named POY, with the Nazareth Academy quarterback set to play Chicago Mount Carmel in the Class 7A championship Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — The ACLU of Illinois and other advocacy groups have sued two county sheriffs for alleged violations of the TRUST Act, which limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration authorities.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor on Friday named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to serve as Chicago's interim police superintendent, a day after the city's top police officer announced he's retiring.
CHICAGO (AP) — The pastor of a Chicago church has resigned after revealing he sexually abused an underage female relative when he was a teenager.
BELLEVILLE (AP) — Southern Illinois authorities say a man was seriously injured when he spent a night trapped in a tree he'd scaled to escape an attacking dog.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will announce on Thursday that he will retire after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and amid public outcry over the release of a video sho…