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Coronavirus response | UI venues gear up for first live performances | Coronavirus

[ad_1] URBANA — With coronavirus infection and vaccination rates improving in the area ahead of the fall performance season, the University of Illinois has given the go-ahead for venues like State Farm Center and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to bring back live audiences. Krannert will be the first …

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County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, other numbers hold steady | Coronavirus

[ad_1] The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team announced 11 new positive cases of  coronavirus in its Wednesday update, adding up to 3,910 positive tests since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. Fifteen county residents are hospitalized with symptoms from the illness, with eight receiving care locally and seven …

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Wednesday’s coronavirus updates: 156th death in Champaign County | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — A woman in her 50s became the 156th Champaign County resident to die of COVID-19, according to Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Administrator Julie Pryde. Other updates for the county reported by the health district Wednesday: — Total cases rose by two, to 21,130. — Active cases were …

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Coronavirus spread slows dramatically in area | News

[ad_1] HARRISBURG – As the vaccine rollout continues across the state, local coronavirus numbers have shown a dramatic slowdown in recent days. Over the past week in Clarion County, only three new cases of COVID-19 were reported, bumping up the county’s totals during the pandemic from 3,202 to 3,205. However, …

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Monday’s coronavirus updates: 155th death in Champaign County | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — A man in his 70s was the 155th Champaign County resident to die of COVID-19, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Administrator Julie Pryde said. In other updates for Champaign County Monday: — Total cases rose by two, to 21,125. — Active cases were down by 10, to 56. …

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8 McDonald’s locations offer coronavirus vaccines

[ad_1] SAN DIEGO — Eight McDonald’s locations will offer free coronavirus vaccines this week in partnership with the county. Starting June 21, more than 70 McDonald’s restaurants in California will set up vaccination sites. Health leaders say offering the free COVID-19 vaccines at the fast-food restaurants aims to make it easier …

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Coronavirus response | State moratorium on some evictions coming to an end | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — The first wave of eviction cases that have been halted during the pandemic are about to hit Illinois courts, and housing advocates are urging anyone behind on rent to apply for assistance as soon as possible. In a new executive order this month, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said …

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State Fair Park vaccination center hours change; 22 new coronavirus cases Friday | Coronavirus

[ad_1] The Yakima State Fair Park community vaccination center will have new hours of operation starting Sunday. The new hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. It is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. First and second dose appointments …

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Coronavirus: Four COVID-19 deaths linked to variants in Manitoba, test positivity rate continues to drop

[ad_1] WINNIPEG — The province has reported four more deaths linked to variants of concern, including a woman in her 30s. The deaths come as Manitoba’s five-day test positivity rate continues to drop. On Friday, health officials announced a woman in her 30s from Winnipeg had died. Her death has …

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Friday’s coronavirus updates: 4 new cases in Champaign County | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — Champaign County chalked up another day of thousands of new COVID-19 tests and just a handful of new positives. Reported Friday by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District were four new COVID cases out of 2,738 new tests. More to know: — Cases currently active were down by …

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