Tag Archives: Illinois coronavirus

Who’s Eligible for COVID Vaccine Booster Doses – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] U.S. regulators have authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people with compromised immune systems. Meanwhile, 22 more winners were chosen in another drawing of Illinois’ COVID vaccine lottery. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: 22 Winners Picked …

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21,334 New COVID Cases, 92 Deaths, 215K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Illinois health officials on Friday reported 21,334 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 92 additional deaths and more than 215,000 new vaccine doses administered. In all, 1,457,687 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state since the pandemic began. The additional deaths reported this week …

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Booster Doses for Some, Testing Demand Soars – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] U.S. regulators have authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people with compromised immune systems, but there’s still another step that needs to be taken. Meanwhile, rising COVID-19 cases are putting a strain on testing centers in Illinois as more patients seek appointments. Here’s what …

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Chicago’s Top Doctor to Discuss Lollapalooza, State Launches Vaccine Portal – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Chicago’s top doctor will give an update Thursday on the city’s latest COVID-19 data, including details on cases tied to Lollapalooza. Meanwhile, Illinois has launched a new portal called “Vax Verify” that allows residents to check their COVID-19 vaccination record. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus …

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31 States Now on Chicago Travel Advisory – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Chicago added 12 states to its travel advisory Tuesday, recommending that unvaccinated people entering the city from those areas test negative for COVID-19 or quarantine upon arrival. Meanwhile, health officials in Illinois and the Chicago area say that they aren’t seeing the same significant increases in COVID hospitalizations in …

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Vaccine Lottery Winners, Chicago Crosses 2 Milestones – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Three winners were chosen Monday during the fifth $100,000 drawing of Illinois’ COVID vaccine lottery. Meanwhile, the city of Chicago announced that it has crossed two major milestones in its effort to vaccinate residents against COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: $100K …

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Chicago’s Top Doctor Explains Delta and Delta Plus Variant – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Chicago’s top doctor broke down the different types of coronavirus variants, explaining delta and delta plus, as well as detailing when the city and other jurisdictions would potentially need to make “major changes.” Meanwhile, Illinois health officials on Friday reported 16,742 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along …

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16,742 New COVID Cases, 64 Deaths, 176K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Illinois health officials on Friday reported 16,742 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 64 additional deaths and more than 176,000 new vaccine doses administered. COVID cases statewide have increased by more than 43% over the last week, with hospitalizations up 33%, according to the Illinois Department …

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Vaccine Booster Shot, Where to Wear a Mask Indoors – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Chicago’s Market Days Festival kicks off this weekend with heightened concern as COVID cases continue to rise. Meanwhile, Chicago’s top doctor speculated on the possibility of needing a booster shot for the COVID vaccine, saying she thought it would be most likely recommended for specific populations. And in which …

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Gov. Pritzker Announces Mask Mandate in Schools – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Gov. J.B. Pritzker has announced that all students and teachers in schools will be required to wear masks while indoors. He also issued a stark warning to young adults in the state, saying that the delta variant of the coronavirus is impacting individuals 30 and younger with much greater …

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