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CPS Sending 100,000 Laptops, Tablets To Students To Learn At Home — A Sign Schools Could Stay Closed For Longer
At least one alderman — Ray Lopez (15th) — thinks the plans mean students will be out of class the rest of the school year.
Instacart allows customers to order groceries online — but it's doing little to help worker stay safe as they venture out amid the pandemic, strike organizers said.
The site was designed by University of Chicago students who gave up their spring break to work on the project and Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship staff.
Stores Are Banning Reusable Bags During Coronavirus, But Chicago’s Still Collecting Its 7-Cent Bag Tax
Repealing the tax would require legislative action, said a spokesman from the Mayor's Office, but the city "continues to explore all options to mitigate the financial burdens on our residents."
Coronavirus In Chicago: Illinois’ COVID-19 Cases Expected To Peak In April — And We Don’t Have Enough Hospital Capacity
Coronavirus cases continue to grow exponentially in Illinois — and the state’s expected peak is still weeks off.
Secretary Grace Hou is encouraging people to apply online so they don't have to go outside and put themselves — or state employees — at risk.
The company is moving its tours online with daily 20-minute programs.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicago could expect upwards of 40,000 hospitalizations in coming weeks. "That number will break our health care system."
So far, there have been 1,865 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Illinois, with more than half of those cases in Chicago. Nineteen people have died.