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Illinois administers over 100K COVID-19 vaccines

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says more than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the state. The update comes the same day Illinois reported another 6,762 cases and 135 deaths. More than 15,500 people in the state have died from COVID-19 with 918,070 total ...Read more

LCHD sees 2 new COVID deaths, 90 new cases

OTTAWA – 90 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the LaSalle County Health Department on Wednesday, along with 2 additional coronavirus related deaths. With the addition of those deaths, a male in his 50’s and a female in her 90’s, there have now been a total of 215 COVID-19 related ...Read more

IDPH confirms 135 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – 135 additional coronavirus related deaths were confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday, including 3 individuals from DeKalb County and 1 from LaSalle County. Illinois also saw 6,762 new cases of COVID-19. Since the pandemic began, there have been a ...Read more