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United Center Parking Lots To Be Used As Mass Vaccination Site As Early As March

Thousands per day could be vaccinated at the site, which officials plan to announce Friday, Ald. Walter Burnett said.

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Coronavirus Kills 32 More People In Illinois, But Chicago’s Deaths Are At Lowest Point In Months

The city is seeing an average of five deaths per day, down from an average of nine deaths per day the week prior. That's the lowest that figure has been in months.

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‘Dibs’ Will Be Picked Up, Thrown Out By City Garbage Crews Starting Tuesday

Residents should remove their chairs, cones and other objects to prevent them being thrown away, according to Streets and Sanitation.

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COVID-19 Relief Package Stalls After Alds. Burke And Lopez Move To Delay Vote And Council Meeting Abruptly Ends

The abrupt end meant aldermen couldn't approve hundreds of millions of dollars for people who need help, Mayor Lightfoot said. "In a time where people are hurting and bearing an inordinate burden, what we need is progress, not parliamentary tactics."

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1 In 7 Illinoisans Now Vaccinated Against Coronavirus, Though COVID Kills 44 More Across State

At least 20,374 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 2,201 deaths are probably related to the virus.

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Illinois To Vaccinate People With Underlying Conditions Starting Thursday

Chicago, which has its own coronavirus vaccination campaign, won't do the same because doses are still too limited, officials have said.

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Illinois Will Get 100,000 Doses Of Vaccine Per Day As Soon As Mid-March, Pritzker Says

That means "we're getting closer and closer to widespread availability that we all want," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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COVID-19 Mata A 27 Personas Más En Illinois, Pero La Propagación Del Virus Está Disminuyendo

Uno de cada nueve habitantes de Chicago ha recibido su primera dosis de la vacuna de COVID-19, mientras que uno de cada cuatro residentes mayores de 65 años ha sido vacunado.

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Chicago Won’t Require Residents To Get Coronavirus Vaccines, Top Doc Says

It's possible individual businesses will require employees to get vaccinated, or people might need to prove they're vaccinated to travel, Dr. Allison Arwady said.

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Chicago Has Vaccinated 2,200 People Working, Staying At Homeless Shelters

People experiencing homelessness have been uniquely vulnerable to the virus.

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It’s The Warmest Day Of The Year So Far — So Here’s How To Prevent Everything From Flooding

Even more nice weather is expected: Wednesday will be partly sunny with a predicted high of 40 degrees.

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Coronavirus Kills 27 More People In Illinois, But Virus’s Spread Slowing

One in nine Chicagoans has now gotten their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, and that number rises to one in four Chicagoans among people 65 and older.

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Chicago’s Travel Order Sees 18 States Move Into Less Risky Category — But Travel Still Not Recommended

As the pandemic has started to subside across the United States, there are now 18 states and two territories in the system's less serious category.

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Sanctuary City Ordinance Signed Into Law, Better Protecting Chicago’s Immigrants From ICE

The Welcoming City ordinance closes loopholes that allowed the Police Department to work with ICE, protecting undocumented immigrants.

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City Playgrounds, Pools Reopening After Nearly A Year Of Being Closed Due To Coronavirus

Playgrounds and pools will reopen over the next few weeks, though the city is asking people to take safety steps — like social distancing — when visiting them.

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COVID-19 Kills 34 More Illinoisans And 1,246 Cases Reported

The most recent victims included 24 people from Cook County, including two men in their 40s and a man in his 50s.

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The Big Melt Is Coming, Chicago: How To Prevent Flooding As Sunshine, Warmer Temperatures Finally Arrive

The week will be sunny — and it could even hit the 40s on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus Kills 77 More People In Illinois, But More Vaccine Coming To Chicago This Week

At least 20,269 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 2,197 deaths are probably related to the virus.

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Chicago Progresa Contra El Coronavirus: Uno De Cada 10 Personas Está Vacunada Y La Tasa De Positividad Alcanza Sus Niveles Más Bajos

La tasa de positividad del 3.5 por ciento de este viernes es incluso más baja que los índices que la ciudad tuvo durante el verano.

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Lightfoot Defends Spending $281 Million Of Coronavirus Funding From Feds On Police, Says Criticism Is ‘Just Dumb’

Lightfoot did not say why the city needed to spend more than $280 million on law enforcement as part of its response to the pandemic.

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