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Workers in protective body suits walk past sinks for hand washing at the “Corabastos,” one of Latin America’s largest food distribution centers, as they work to disinfect it to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, April 10, 2020. (AP Photo / Fernando Vergara)

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus hit 100,000 as Christians around the globe marked a Good Friday unlike any other and some countries tiptoed toward reopening segments of their battered economies.

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Christina Caldwell, left, of Henry Ford Population Health helps unload supplies with Matt Thatcher, who donated them from the Detroit Golf Club, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo / Carlos Osorio)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Wednesday that the federal cupboard is officially bare at least through this month after it was able to fulfill just a sliver of states’ requests.

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Ald. Tom Tunney, 44th Ward, speaks with “Chicago Tonight” on Thursday, April 9, 2020. (WTTW News)

The 44th Ward alderman talks about how the North Side communities he serves, including Boystown and Wrigleyville, are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle speaks with “Chicago Tonight” on Thursday from her Hyde Park home. (WTTW News)

Cook County is bracing for a surge in coronavirus-related deaths. We check in with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who is not sick but chose to self-isolate after a member of her security detail contracted the virus.

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New statewide totals: 16,422 cases, 528 deaths

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces a shelter-in-place rule to combat the spread of the Covid-19 virus, during a news conference Friday, March 20, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast)

Data may show the number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois is growing at a slower pace than some projections had forecast, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker said his stay-at-home order will remain in place through the end of the month.

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New statewide totals: 15,078 cases, 462 deaths

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(WTTW News)

More than 75,000 people in Illinois have so far been tested for COVID-19, according to state health officials, and more than 6,000 tests are being conducted each day. But Gov. J.B. Pritzker had hoped to test thousands more by now.

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(WTTW News)

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city will begin enforcing a curfew on the sale of liquor in order to prevent “congregate activity” that’s been seen across the city near stores that sell alcohol.

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(WTTW News)

The Chicago Transit Authority says it has enough cash on hand to keep buses and trains running through the end of the April – but if federal bailout money doesn’t come soon, the agency will be forced to borrow to keep customers moving. 

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In this image from video, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

“The path toward victory is virtually impossible,” Sanders told supporters as he congratulated Biden. The former vice president is “a very decent man whom I will work with to move our progressive ideas forward.”

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Robert Wilson reviews his selections on his ballot while voting at the town’s highway garage building Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in Dunn, Wis. (John Hart / Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Despite federal health recommendations, thousands of Wisconsin voters waited hours in long lines outside overcrowded polling stations on Tuesday so they could participate in a presidential primary election.

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus pandemic during a press briefing Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (WTTW News via CNN)

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump fired Glenn Fine, chairman of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, whose job was to oversee the administration of trillions of dollars in federal funding. We get reaction from three Illinois congressmen.

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One of just 10 polling places open for voting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (WTTW News)

After a lot of back-and-forth between Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Republican state legislators and the state’s Supreme Court, Wisconsin’s spring election went forward Tuesday. But because of the coronavirus pandemic, many municipalities struggled to staff and operate polling places. 

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(WTTW News)

Ridership on public transit in the Chicago area has dropped dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic. Will an influx of federal money be enough to prop up area transit agencies? 

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Governor thanks California for loaning 100 ventilators to state, vows to ‘pay it forward’

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A view of an empty room prepared for a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care unit (ICU) at the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (AP Photo / Petr David Josek)

The state of Illinois surpassed a grim milestone it set less than a week ago: the largest single-day jump in deaths. Statewide, 380 people have now died from COVID-19 and 13,549 have tested positive for the virus.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot signs an executive order ensuring all Chicago residents have equal access to COVID-19 aid programs regardless of citizenship status on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (Chicago Mayor’s Office / Facebook photo)

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Tuesday ensuring all residents regardless of citizenship status have equal access to COVID-19 aid programs, saying the order is “statement of our values as a city and as Americans.”

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Officials urge people to stay inside, attend virtual religious services

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces the first novel coronavirus death in Illinois on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Illinois has only received a fraction of the personal protective equipment it requested from the federal government. “It’s our own state procurement initiative that’s making a difference” in the fight against COVID-19, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday.