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Coronavirus response | Governor giving Illinoisans a shot at $1 million | Coronavirus

[ad_1] SPRINGFIELD — That COVID-19 vaccination won’t just protect you from a potentially deadly disease. It may also be worth up to $1 million in cash or a full-ride college scholarship if you live in Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker rolled out a $10 million promotion called “All in for the …

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Thursday’s coronavirus updates: 6 new positives in Champaign County | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — Thursday brought six new COVID-19 cases out of 2,363 new tests in Champaign County. The number of cases currently active, 67, remained unchanged from Wednesday, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. More to know: — The number of close contacts being quarantined continued to fall. It …

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Coronavirus response | Pandemic leaving sanitary district in financial bind | Coronavirus

[ad_1] URBANA — The century-old Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District is facing a more than $2.5 million budget deficit next year, in part because thousands of customers haven’t paid their bills during the pandemic. As of late May, the sanitary district had more than 4,000 past-due accounts that owed a …

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Coronavirus response | Financial hit for UI athletics less severe than predicted | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — The projected financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Illinois’ Division of Intercollegiate Athletics was viewed as high as possibly $40 million a year ago. That, however, was more “worst-case scenario” thinking last summer, with the prospect of no college sports in 2020-21. The reality turned out …

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Michigan coronavirus cases and deaths continue to fall | Local-news

[ad_1] For the second straight day, 40 of Michigan’s 83 counties had no new cases or deaths from coronavirus as daily counts from the deadly virus continue to fall. There were 179 new cases and four deaths in Michigan announced Wednesday by the state health department, bringing the total to …

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Eight-month low for coronavirus cases in Denton County | Coronavirus Outbreak

[ad_1] Denton County officials estimated fewer than 2,000 people were infected with the coronavirus for the first time since Oct. 12, 2020. Data included in the chart below is from Denton County Public Health, which estimated 1,997 county residents were still actively infected with the coronavirus Wednesday. [ad_2] Source link

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Japan plans to ease coronavirus state of emergency amid final preparations for Tokyo Olympics

[ad_1] Japan is expected to ease a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and most other areas this weekend, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins making final preparations for the Olympics starting in just over a month. Japan has been struggling since late March to slow …

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Options limited for Urbana families wanting to learn virtually | Coronavirus

[ad_1] URBANA — After a year of going to school virtually, most families of Urbana students who simply don’t feel comfortable sending them back in person this fall will have to home-school for most of the day, except for specific circumstances, Superintendent Jennifer Ivory-Tatum said at Tuesday’s school board meeting. …

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

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — Out of 3,481 new COVID-19 tests in the past day, there were four new positives in Champaign County. Other key metrics continued to decline. In today’s update from the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District: — Active cases were down by three, to 67. — Close contacts in quarantine …

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Levine: Coronavirus likely isn’t going away | Pandemic 2020

[ad_1] MONTPELIER — The state’s top health official says while more than 80% of the state’s eligible population has now received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the virus isn’t going anywhere. At Gov. Phil Scott’s regular news conference Tuesday, Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine said even though …

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