Coronavirus In Chicago: 89 Inmates, 12 Staff At Cook County Jail Test Positive For COVID-19The cases among inmates more than doubled in one day. There were 38 cases as of Friday.
FDA Authorizes 15-Minute Coronavirus Test From Abbott LabsThe new diagnostic test could accelerate testing in the United States, allowing for rapid results in doctors' offices.
Coronavirus In Indiana: 7 More COVID-19 Deaths, 290 New Confirmed CasesThe state’s number of confirmed cases has jumped nearly 10 times what was reported a week earlier, even as testing remains largely limited to those seriously ill and medical workers.
Lightfoot Urges Chicago Residents Use Smart911 App Amid Coronavirus OutbreakWith first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is urging people to help protect them by using the SMART911 app.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 465 New Cases, 13 More Deaths; Infant Among FatalitiesAn infant and a state employee at the Department of Human Services were among the fatalities announced Saturday.
COVID-19 Testing Site Open For People Over 60 In ChicagoA coronavirus testing site in Chicago's Dunning neighborhood is the first one open to the public, Chicago Fire officials say.
Crime Numbers Have Dropped During Stay-At-Home Order But Activist Fears It Won't LastAs coronavirus cases increase, crime numbers in Chicago are decreasing.
Abbott Labs Has New Rapid Test For COVID-19The FDA approved a new rapid test developed by Abbott that can deliver results in five minutes. The ID Now tests will be available next week.
Police Emphasize Stay-At-Home Order Mandates Essential Travel OnlyThe current statewide stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus applies to our roads, too.
Chicago Police Adjusting Work Hours To Reduce Spread Of COVID-19The Chicago Police Department is shifting schedules at CPD Headquarters and the Bureau of Internal Affairs in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to an internal memo obtained by CBS 2.
Highland Park Restaurant Giving Hospital Workers Sweet SmileA Highland Park restaurant has come up with a delicious way to put a smile on the faces of those working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Quick Conversion Of Anesthesia Machine Can Provide Hospitals With Thousands Of VentilatorsThe nation’s hospital are scrambling to find ventilators are the COVID-19 pandemic spreads,
12 Nurses At University Of Illinois Hospital In Chicago Test Positive For CoronavirusThe Illinois Nurses Association said the hospital has failed to protect nurses from the coronavirus while they have been treating patients.
Cornavirus In Chicago: Army Corps Gets $15 Million To Build Field Hospital At McCormick Place, Source Tells CBS 2The Army Corps of Engineers has been awarded a $15 million contract to build out a field hospital at McCormick Place convention center to create more beds in the event COVID-19 continues to spread, a federal government sources tells CBS 2.
Coronavirus In Chicago: 21 Members Of CPD Have Tested Positive For COVID-19Police said four officers in Area North, four in Area Central, and two in Area South tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.