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2,261 new coronavirus cases, 26 additional deaths in Mississippi

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week to 885,000, the highest weekly total since September, as a resurgence of coronavirus cases threatens the economy’s recovery from its springtime collapse. The Labor Department said Thursday that the number of applications increased from 862,000 …

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Coronavirus response | Rose calls on Pritzker to authorize UI saliva test statewide | Coronavirus

[ad_1] SPRINGFIELD — State Sen. Chapin Rose is calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to authorize the broad use of University of Illinois SHIELD testing for COVID-19 throughout the state. Rose, R-Mahomet, said he and many constituents have become frustrated that the rapid saliva test developed at the UI and being …

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Tennessee is ‘worst in the world’ for coronavirus transmission

[ad_1] ICUs at 98% capacity; health department director says ‘Our system is strained’ by: WREG Staff Posted: Dec 17, 2020 / 05:03 AM CST / Updated: Dec 17, 2020 / 06:15 AM CST MEMPHIS, Tenn. — No country is more infectious than the U.S. and no state in the country …

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COVID-19 vaccinations begin for Virginia Mason Memorial staff | Coronavirus

[ad_1] The shot Eva Zamora received Wednesday felt just like a flu shot, but it most certainly wasn’t. Zamora was the first person in Yakima County to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and was happy to be an example. “I feel great,” Zamora said outside the West Pavilion of Virginia Mason …

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2,343 new coronavirus cases, 42 additional deaths in Mississippi

[ad_1] Posted: Dec 16, 2020 / 09:22 AM CST / Updated: Dec 16, 2020 / 09:22 AM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 2,343 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, along with 42 additional deaths. That brings the state’s total …

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9 major takeaways from Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-19 briefing

[ad_1] LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held another COVID-19 briefing Tuesday (Dec. 15) to update the state’s handling of the virus. You can watch the full briefing in the video above. Whitmer was joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive of the Michigan Department of Health and …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Gov. Whitmer provides update on COVID-19 cases, response in Michigan

[ad_1] LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will provide an update Tuesday on the state’s response to COVID-19 and the efforts to slow the spread of the virus. Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and Michigan Attorney General Dana …

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2,205 new coronavirus cases, 48 additional deaths in Mississippi

[ad_1] MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and case contacts among students, Germantown High School will transition to distance learning on Wednesday, December 16, until the Christmas holiday begins on December 23. According to the Madison County School District, this decision was made in …

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Tuesday’s coronavirus updates: 22 Champaign County residents hospitalized with COVID | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — The number of Champaign County residents hospitalized with COVID-19 rose by eight in the past day, to 22, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. COVID deaths in the county also rose by one, to 76. New cases were up by 59 Tuesday, making the total in …

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