A person wears a mask in the Loop on Monday, April 27, 2020. Starting May 1, All Illinois residents required to wear face masks in public.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Chicagoans Told To Stay Home For 30 Days, Limit Gatherings To 10 People To Slow Out-Of-Control Coronavirus Outbreak

"None of us can keep maintaining the status quo in the face of this very stark reality," Lightfoot said. "Everyone — me, you, everyone — must step up and we must do more."

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.