Reporter Roundtable: COVID Update


Robert Couse-Baker

The coronavirus disease continues spreading “exponentially” in parts of Illinois, and state and local government leaders are dialing up their responses. As of November 15, 2020, the Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 10,631 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state and 72 confirmed new deaths. With the numbers announced Sunday, the state has reported 573,616 cases of COVID-19, including 10,742 deaths.

To take a closer look at COVID across Illinois are three reporters who’ve been covering the pandemic in their communities.


Jamie Nesbitt Golden, Reporter (Englewood/Auburn Gresham/Chatham), Block Club Chicago

Cassie Buchman, Reporter, Northwest Herald

Brenden Moore, Business and city reporter, The State Journal-Register


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