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24 COVID-19 deaths at LaSalle vets’ home launches
first pandemic public oversight hearing in Illinois

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Posted By: AltaD, 11/22/2020 1:28:02 PM

The first public oversight hearing throughout the pandemic is set for Tuesday when members of the Illinois Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee will meet virtually to focus on a COVID-19 outbreak in LaSalle. (Snip) More than 150 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home, the pair said in a joint statement. The Illinois Department of Public Health shows 187 reported cases at the home and 24 deaths. Schimpf said in the past eight months, it’s clear to him the focus of COVID-19 mitigation needs to be on congregate settings, not clamping down on economic activity through capacity restrictions at private businesses.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: privateer 11/22/2020 1:55:22 PM (No. 613399)
I suspect that any outlet calling itself 'center square' is likely neither 'centrist' nor 'on the square'. I'd like someone to publish the deathtoll at that same home over the previous 3 or 4 years from pneumonia and flu. Truth be told, those are probably the cause of these deaths; but Covid pays better. And sounds scarier.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 11/22/2020 2:02:58 PM (No. 613407)
Massive incompetence in the nursing homes. Unnecessary deaths.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951 11/22/2020 2:09:43 PM (No. 613414)
I'm not sure what to say. I am not an attorney and certainly have no idea what a case like this entails. But let the poop hit the fan. I just cannot believe that after everything President Trump has done he was beaten by this demented man and the weasel. More than once I heard or read where a dem operative said that at first blush it will appear that President Trump has been re-elected. But they would stop him with the mail in ballots. That's where you can cheat easily. Too much weirdness going on. There is no way you would vote for Biden only and not vote down ballot of the other dems. It would just not happen. Why vote for Biden and not vote for the people he would need to turn us into a socialist nanny state? And with the Republicans winning so much it's like having a split personality. Vote for Biden and then vote for Republicans. I don't think so. Dear, Lord, Georgia. Do the right thing.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951 11/22/2020 2:10:57 PM (No. 613415)
Obviously I posted on the wrong thread. Sorry. I am embarrassed.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: AltaD 11/22/2020 2:59:42 PM (No. 613457)
Per Wikipedia, The Center Square "an American news websites that features reporting on state and local government from a conservative perspective." It's a good source for state news that the local media ignores.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFNader 11/23/2020 11:03:35 AM (No. 614135)
Does Cuomo have an alibi?
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