Amity Tyler of the Old Town neighborhood wears a mask in Chicago as fears of COVID-19 rise on Friday, March 20, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Coronavirus In Chicago: Illinois Passes 1,000 Cases As Pritzker Calls For Everyone To Pitch In

Gov. Pritzker is calling for retired doctors to return to work, community members to volunteer and more to battle COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Wear A Mask If You Leave Your Home, Gov. Pritzker Says

"Wearing something to cover your face is a good idea based upon what the science says," the governor said.

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53 More Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Cases Surge To Nearly 9,000

There have now been 210 deaths in the state and 8,904 confirmed cases.

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Logan Square Neighborhood Association Raising Money For Families In Crisis

The neighborhood group has identified 250 families in its network that need immediate assistance, some of whom are undocumented and don't qualify for federal aid.