Hospitalizations For COVID-19 Continue On a Steady Decline

February 24, 2021

By: Jerry Nowicki JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected]  SPRINGFIELD – Hospitalizations and positivity rates for COVID-19 in Illinois continued on a steady decline Tuesday, decreasing for the 13th straight week. As of Monday night, the state reported 1,488 individuals were in the hospital with COVID-19, including 361 in intensive care unit beds and 172…

No Day Like A Snow Day!

February 24, 2021

We asked our social media subscribers to send us some pictures of how they enjoyed the snowstorm last week. Like the snow, the pictures just kept coming! Unfortunately, we couldn’t fit all of them in the paper. Please enjoy our gallery below, and thank you everyone who submitted photos!

Weather Causing Federal Vaccine Delivery Delays

February 16, 2021

Illinois proactively orders vaccine in an effort to reduce delay SPRINGFIELD – The federal government has notified all states of COVID-19 vaccine delivery delays across the entire country due to adverse weather and road conditions. To help offset delayed vaccine deliveries, the State of Illinois proactively ordered vaccine to be delivered to its Strategic National Stockpile…

IDPH Announces 27th Death

February 11, 2021

Today the Illinois Department of Public Health announced another death in Washington County due to Covid-19, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 27. The patient was a female in her 90s. Yesterday, Washington County Health Department verified the death IDPH reported on February 8th. The male in his 90’s had been released from isolation at…

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