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Coronavirus in Chicago, Illinois

Sun-Times reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Chicago’s present and future

In late January 2020, a 60-year-old woman became the first person in Chicago confirmed to have contracted coronavirus. Since then, the COVID-19 pandemic has become a defining story for this age, both in the city and around the world. Below, find Sun-Times reporting from the last two years on the virus, government politics, vaccines, school closures and more.

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