The outbreak of coronavirus in the United States and around the world has many in the Local 6 area worried about their health and safety.

To help keep you updated on the virus, we have created this page.

Along with stories we have done on the virus, we will also provide links for information on the virus, its symptoms, and what preventative measures you can take to avoid catching it.


Click here to watch the latest COVID-19 livestreams.

To see a list of confirmed cases in the Local 6 area, click here.

For the last information on coronavirus stimulus checks, click here.

To see a list of stores with senior shopping hours,  click here.

For instructions on how to sew face masks, click here.

To see a list of educational content to help keep your kids occupied, click here.

To see a list of local restaurants providing curbside/takeout instead of in-person services, click here.

To see the total number of cases confirmed across the world, including the number of those who have died and those who have recovered, click here.

To see the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Local 6 area, click on the states below.

Want to know what symptoms to look out for? Check out the infographic below or click here.

Want to know what to do if you are sick, click here. If you are looking for other medical information on the coronavirus, click here.

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We will be updating this story as more cases are confirmed in the Local 6 area.

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As of 5 p.m. April 5, Gov. Beshear say there were at least 955 cases of COVID-19 in the state, 38 of which were newly confirmed. Of those cases, Gov. Beshear says at least 306 patients have recovered. 

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The Purchase District Health Department says there are two new confirmed COVID-19 case in McCracken County. This brings the county total to 16. 

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Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 11,256 cases, including 274 deaths, in 71 counties in Illinois. Gov. Pritzker also announced the expansion of emergency child care centers. Open the article for more information.