So far, 16 people in Illinois have died from coronavirus. Officials said 16% of Illinois cases have required hospitalization, with about 4% of patients requiring intensive care and a ventilator. Of the state’s fatalities, 92% were people over 60.
The mayor said Chicago would stop ticketing, booting and towing illegally parked vehicles except for public safety reasons through April 30. Why, then, did one woman get three $70 tickets in a 24-hour period?
Illinois was one of three states that allowed voting to continue as scheduled on March 17, even after Gov. J.B. Pritzker closed schools, barred restaurants from serving dine-in customers and prohibited mass gatherings.