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https://avalanches.com/us/chicago_two_ford_plant_employee_tested_positive_for_coronavirus_on_the_first_d304576_21_05_2020

TWO FORD PLANT EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THEIR OPENING AFTER TWO WEEKS


2 staff members at a local Ford plant have now positively identified for the coronavirus just a day after it officially opened again.


The Ford Assembly plant on Southern Torrence Avenue restarted for the first time on Mon after 2 weeks of closure. Two team members returned with the disease, Ford reported.


The organization said that they have sent the employees and also those who were also in direct touch to home for isolation.


Ford said their workplace has been disinfected since.


Another staff member told the local news channel that they think there are more than 2 positive cases.


The office of Governor said that it is trying to ensure that Ford follows the correct safety protocols.

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https://avalanches.com/us/chicago_heaviest_rain_recorded_in_the_chicago_296560_20_05_2020

HEAVIEST RAIN RECORDED IN THE CHICAGO


Almost 2 weeks left in May, Chicago set the mark on Tues for series of intense rainfall events, claiming the rainiest May in the history.


Chicago's O'Hare International Airport recorded 8.3 inches of rain, rendering it the heaviest rain in May since 1950s record-keeping, according to reports from the NWS.


In 2019, 8.25 inches whereas in 2018 there are 8.2 inches of rain recorded. There prediction of mild-moderate flooding in the area because of heavy rains.


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https://avalanches.com/us/chicago_twelve_people_got_seriously_injured_with_three_cars_collision_on_west_283099_17_05_2020

TWELVE PEOPLE SERIOUSLY INJURED WITH THREE VEHICLE COLLISION ON WEST SIDE OF CHICAGO


After a three-vehicle collision on Chicago's western end, twelve people, including some children, were taken to local medical centers on Sat with significant conditions.


Illinois State police rushed to the I290 collision at Paulina Avenue at four o'clock on Sat.


All cars were heading eastbound on the right lane of the expressway as per authorities.


Officials told the reporter that 1 car lost control for unexplained causes, and hit another car, which smashed into a 3rd vehicle upon impact.


Both roads are accessible to traffic and the accident is being investigated by Illinois State Police.

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