Tag Archives: Illinois Department of Public Health

Positivity Rate Continues To Decline As State’s First Vaccinations Are Administered – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — While experiencing a slight uptick in new COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations in the past day, Illinois saw its average case positivity rate continue to decline on Tuesday, as the first coronavirus vaccines were administered to healthcare workers across the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health …

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7,214 New Coronavirus Cases, 103 Additional Deaths; Positivity Rate And Hospitalizations Continue To Drop – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — As shipments of the first COVID-19 vaccine are being delivered across the country, Illinois is continuing to see encouraging signs in some of its virus metrics, as the statewide average case positivity rate and coronavirus hospitalizations continue to decline, although deaths from the virus remain higher than …

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8,256 New COVID-19 Cases, 179 More Deaths – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Public health officials reported 8,256 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Illinois on Wednesday, as well as 179 additional deaths. It’s the fifth highest daily death toll since the start of the pandemic, and the 17th time in the past month the Illinois Department of Public …

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8,691 New Coronavirus Cases, 90 Additional Deaths – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Public health officials reported 8,691 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois on Monday, as well as 90 additional deaths. New cases in Illinois have gone up slightly over the past week, after a decline in reported cases following the Thanksgiving holiday. Illinois is averaging …

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10,526 New Coronavirus Cases, 148 Additional Deaths – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Public health officials reported 10,526 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in Illinois on Friday, as well as 148 additional deaths. It was the fourth day in a row Illinois has reported at least 100 deaths, tied for the second-longest such stretch since the start of the …

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New COVID-19 Cases Dip Below 10,000 For First Time In Nearly Two Weeks – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — After enduring 12 days in a row with at least 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 statewide, Illinois on Wednesday reported 8,922 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases, as the state’s average positivity rate has now dropped for the third day in a row. Despite the dip in …

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Who Spreads Coronavirus Most in Illinois and How They Contract It, According to Illinois’ Top Doctor – NBC Chicago

The people in Illinois who are contracting coronavirus the most are not the ones who are dying from it, Illinois’ top health official says, detailing how the deadly virus is spreading across the state and again pleading with residents to change their behavior. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. …

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Illinois’ Top Health Official on Vaccines, Where Coronavirus Spreads Most, Hospitals and More – NBC Chicago

Illinois’ top health official says the state has been preparing a plan to vaccinate residents once a coronavirus vaccine is available but gave an impassioned plea once more to hold holiday celebrations virtually and to wear masks as she says health care workers are sounding the alarm and that the …

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12,601 New Coronavirus Cases, 97 Additional Deaths; Another Record For Hospitalizations – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — For the 12th day in a row, Illinois is reporting more than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19, as hospitalizations from the coronavirus continue to climb across the state. The Illinois Department of Public health on Tuesday reported 12,601 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases, as well as …

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Illinois Coronavirus Deaths Up 260 Percent Since Beginning of October – NBC Chicago

Deaths related to COVID-19 in Illinois are up a startling 260% from the start of October, Gov. J.B. Pritzker revealed Monday, as the state continues to deal with increasingly alarming coronavirus rates. As of Monday, the state reported an average of 81 daily deaths, marking a 98% increase from two …

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