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Many State Offices Still Closed

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois employees have returned to work, but many state offices have not reopened since they closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Jesse White is the first elected official to reopen offices in the state. The State Journal-Register reports ...Read more

Cat among new infections in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, including 59 additional deaths. The IDPH also announced that a pet cat has recently tested positive for COVID-19 after becoming sick in May. The cat was in a home with individuals ...Read more

Four new COVID-19 cases in Bureau County

PRINCETON- The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments reported that four residents of Bureau County have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals who tested positive were a woman in her 40’s, a man in his 40’s, and two women in their teens. All are recovering in isolation ...Read more