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The state also announced 614 new confirmed cases of coronavirus.
To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.
The toddler was killed when someone pulled up behind the car he was riding in and fired shots, police said.
There have now been 6,580 deaths statewide tied to COVID-19.
The CTA is asking that all riders wears mask. But it acknowledges drivers are not being told to stop mask-less passengers from boarding.
Chicago Should Stop Impounding Cars For Non-Driving Offenses, Cap Storage Fees, Mayor Lightfoot Says
Storage fees can increase to tens of thousands of dollars when someone can't afford to retrieve their car, city officials said.
Not since April 2 has Illinois recorded fewer than 20 people dying in a 24-hour period from coronavirus infection.
Of the dead Saturday, 12 people were from Cook County and all but one victim was over the age of 60.