Outbreak | Coronavirus and COVID-19 in Chicago

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Illinois Impact

State Remains Among Nation's Case Leaders

Illinois ranks in the top 5 U.S. states for COVID-19 cases since March, but drops to 31st when population is factored.

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Economic Impact

College Graduates Facing Unemployment Fears

Unemployment numbers have dropped since layoffs last spring, but surge in cases limits opportunities.

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Social Impact

Chicago Homicides Surge During the Pandemic

Totals had decreased since a 2016 peak, but data show homicides are back on the rise in 2020 despite the pandemic.

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Faces of COVID

The Human Toll the Disease is Taking on Chicago

How are frontline workers dealing with stress? How is the economy impacted? How are businesses adjusting?

 

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