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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker. On Tuesday, confirmed cases nearly doubled, jumping from 11 to 19 and prompting Gov. J.B. Pritzker to demand more tests be sent to states, according to NBC Chicago.

Evanston, Illinois officials monitoring possible spread of coronavirus

Emma Edmund, City Editor March 11, 2020

COVID-19 News Evanston officials continue to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus as confirmed cases of the virus reach 19 in the state. Currently, there are no confirmed cases in Evanston...

A NorthShore University Healthsystem hospital. The health system is currently caring for a patient with the novel coronavirus, but did not specify which facility the patient is being treated at.

NorthShore University HealthSystem treating one patient for novel coronavirus

Emma Edmund, City Editor March 11, 2020

COVID-19 News NorthShore University Healthsystem is currently caring for a patient with the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, a statement said. The statement did not specify which facility...

Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave.

District 202, 65 prepare for potential coronavirus threat

Emma Edmund, City Editor March 11, 2020

COVID-19 News Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and Evanston Township High School/District 202 both have plans in place should the coronavirus threat grow more severe. District 202 released an...

Northwestern University in Qatar. Qatar announced that a nationwide closure of schools and universities would start March 10.

NU-Q moves to online classes following Qatari goverment’s closure of schools, universities

Troy Closson, Editor in Chief March 11, 2020

COVID-19 News Following the Qatari government's decision to close schools and universities nationwide due to concerns about the international outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus,...

University Hall on the Evanston campus. Northwestern President Morton Schapiro said the school has “no plans to cancel Spring Break

Schapiro: No plans to cancel Spring Break, more information on spring classes to be announced by end of week

The Daily Northwestern Staff March 10, 2020

COVID-19 News University President Morton Schapiro said Northwestern has "no plans to cancel Spring Break" and that more information about Spring Quarter classes will be communicated by the end of...

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