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COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations in Yakima County sharply rise | Coronavirus

[ad_1] COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Yakima County have increased sharply in the past week, mirroring a nationwide trend. Daily new cases in Yakima County were as high as 52 on July 10, and were in the high 40s on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. That’s a significant increase from the …

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Coronavirus variants ‘likely’ prevalent in Denton County | Coronavirus Outbreak

[ad_1] We know, from officials at Denton County Public Health, that now-infamous variants to the pandemic-causing coronavirus are well represented in Denton County. The exact extent isn’t clear yet, but officials say it’s safe to assume the majority of current virus infections in the county are caused by one variant …

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Coronavirus response | Parkland College to offer free saliva tests for COVID-19 starting July 14 | News

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — The saliva test for COVID-19 that began on the University of Illinois campus has found yet another local site.   Beginning Wednesday, community members can stop by Parkland College to test for the virus, completely free of charge or insurance expenses.  The tests are performed through Shield CU, an outreach …

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Tarzana Dad Warns Of Breakthrough Cases Despite Vaccines – CBS Los Angeles

[ad_1] TARZANA (CBSLA) – A Tarzana father of four is warning others that fully vaccinated people can still contract coronavirus, and he knows firsthand how quickly the virus is spreading in Southern California. William Fisher became fully vaccinated after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and thought he was safe from …

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Washington fully reopens Wednesday, bringing relief for Yakima Valley businesses | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Fidel Negrete was especially happy to be helping customers Wednesday afternoon in the dining area of Fiddle’s Coffee House & Juice Bar in Wapato. Wednesday was the day all businesses could return to usual capacity and operations following months of coronavirus restrictions. And that made it a great day …

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301 new coronavirus cases, 6 additional deaths in Mississippi

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Match 5 jackpot has increased to $550,000 ahead of Tuesday night’s drawing. “Excitement is swelling as the Mississippi Match 5 jackpot surges past half a million dollars,” said Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) President Tom Shaheen. “We are delighted with the enthusiasm our players …

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Coronavirus response | UI president says campus approaching herd immunity | Coronavirus

[ad_1] URBANA — Days after announcing that all University of Illinois students must be fully vaccinated before coming to campus, President Tim Killeen has more news to share: The campus bubble is quickly approaching herd immunity. “Our surveys have been very encouraging; a large proportion of our campus communities are …

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Friday’s coronavirus updates: 3 new cases in Champaign County | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — COVID-19 cases in Champaign County were up by three Friday, and the number of cases currently active rose by two. Of the 21,132 cases to date, 45 were currently active, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. More to know: — New tests reported in the past …

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Thursday’s coronavirus updates: Active cases in Champaign County down to 43 | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — Champaign County had 43 active COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, 12 fewer than the day before. The number of close contacts being quarantined was down by four in a day, to 27, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. More to know: — The county’s total cases …

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