Pritzker: Virus is worse in southern Illinois than Chicago

College parties, crowded bars help spread COVID-19 among young people

By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois
Posted 8/4/20

SPRINGFIELD – The novel coronavirus is worse in southern Illinois than it is in the Chicago area, and college parties thrown by returning students risk exacerbating the spread of COVID-19, Gov. JB Pritzker said at an appearance at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale Monday.

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