A person wears gloves while talking on the phone in Chicago as fears of COVID-19 rise on Friday, March 20, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Coronavirus In Chicago: City Becoming A ‘Hot Spot’ As Cases Hit 1,489, White House Warns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicago could expect upwards of 40,000 hospitalizations in coming weeks. "That number will break our health care system."

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Pritzker Ends Daily Coronavirus Briefings

The governor's last daily briefing was Friday.

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West Town’s Do Division Street Fest Goes Virtual With Live Streams From Empty Bottle, Subterranean

Empty Bottle and Subterranean are members of the Chicago Independent Venue League, a coalition of independently-owned music venues fighting for survival.