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Illinois Records Fewest New COVID Cases Since March 2020 – NBC Chicago

Illinois public health officials on Monday reported the lowest daily cases of coronavirus since March 2020. The Illinois Department of Public Health reports 165 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 9 additional deaths. The preliminary test positivity rate from June 7-13 is 1.1%. The state has seen nearly …

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Five U.S. states had coronavirus infections even before first reported cases, study says

3D art based in microscope images of the corona virus from the 2020 outbreak in Wuhan, China. Joao Paulo Burini | Getty Images At least seven people in five U.S. states were infected with the novel coronavirus weeks before the states reported their first cases, a large new government study …

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IDPH to make COVID-19 tests available to elementary schools | Coronavirus

Elementary school students could soon be taking another kind of test at school. Students will soon be eligible for COVID-19 testing, joining middle schools and high schools throughout the state in an effort to limit the spread of the virus. The Illinois Department of Public Health is using funds from …

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Stable coronavirus numbers in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KWQC) – Encouraging news from the State of Illinois Monday. The governor announced the number of coronavirus cases remains steady, an indication that the post-Thanksgiving surge that was feared, may not manifest. The state’s positivity rate is stable, between 10 and 12 percent; however, Governor J. B. Pritzker …

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State Reports 7,598 New COVID-19 Cases, Including 76 Additional Deaths – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois public health officials Sunday reported 7,598 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including an additional 76 deaths. That brings the total number of reported cases in the state to 787,573, including 13,255 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. In the last 24-hour period, …

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