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BREAKING: Illinois A New ‘Hot Spot’ For Covid; Officials Consider New Restrictions

December 1st, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois A New 'Hot Spot' For Covid; Officials Consider New Restrictions

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois has become a new “hot spot” for covid, according to CDC and Illinois Department of Health data released today, prompting officials to consider new restrictions in the state. The Midwest is experiencing the highest surge in covid over the past month, data shows. Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin “currently have the highest rates of COVID-19 in the country per capita.” Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady called Illinois a “covid hot spot” and added, “The Midwest is the current COVID hot spot as temperatures... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid Cases ‘Worst In A Year’, Officials Looking At New Restrictions?

November 29th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Cases 'Worst In A Year', Officials Looking At New Restrictions?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 cases are hitting the worst numbers they’ve seen over the last year, and with winter approaching and a new omicron variant rising worldwide, officials are looking at new restrictions for the state. Illinois reported 21,034 new COVID-19 cases since last Friday, along with 87 additional deaths and over 311,000 new vaccine doses administered, according to data released Friday from the Illinois Department of Public Health — an increase of almost 125 percent over the last month. Since the pandemic began, 1,784,900 cases of coronavirus have been reported in... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers ‘Raging Out Of Control,’ Lockdown Coming Soon?

November 24th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers 'Raging Out Of Control,' Lockdown Coming Soon?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 numbers are raging out of control despite all mitigations, causing some to call for even stronger restrictions and a potential lockdown and closure of schools statewide. Over the previous three weeks, the state has seen a massive surge of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths, according to Illinois Department of Health numbers, and the latest data released today showed a spike beyond those numbers. Illinois has averaged 4,618 new cases of coronavirus per day over the last seven days, according to the latest IDPH statistics, representing an incredible 122% increase... Read More

Rock Island County Health Department Releases Latest Illinois Covid-19 Numbers

November 22nd, 2021
Rock Island County Health Department Releases Latest Illinois Covid-19 Numbers

The Rock Island County Health Department reports one COVID-19 death: a man in his 70s who had been hospitalized. The total number of deaths is now 383. “We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends,” said Janet Hill, chief operating officer and public information officer of the Rock Island County Health Department. The health department also reports 166 cases of COVID-19 since the last report on Friday. The total number of cases is 20,009. Currently, 25 patients are hospitalized in the county with the virus. The average age of newly infected patients is 32. “We crossed... Read More

Genesis Health System Releases Latest Iowa Covid Numbers

November 22nd, 2021
Genesis Health System Releases Latest Iowa Covid Numbers

Genesis Health System has released its latest numbers for covid-19 hospitalizations in the Quad-Cities. As of today, the hospitalization numbers are as follows: Genesis Medical Center, Davenport @ 36 Genesis Medical Center, Silvis @ 3 Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt @ 2 Jackson County Regional, Maquoketa @ 1 Total @ 42 COVID-19 Patients in ICU   Genesis Medical Center, Davenport @ 9 Genesis Medical Center, Silvis @ 2   Age Range of COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients   30-39 = 4  40-49 = 1 50-59 =  10 60-69 = 14 70-79 = 9 80+ = 4 Total = 42   7-day Symptomatic Positive Rate =... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Covid Numbers Soaring Again, Will There Be A New School Mask Mandate?

November 21st, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Covid Numbers Soaring Again, Will There Be A New School Mask Mandate?

BREAKING NEWS: Iowa covid-19 numbers continue to soar, with the Iowa Department of Public Health reporting 9,132 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, an average of 1,304 per day, prompting some to call for new mask mandates in schools and statewide. There were 102 deaths reported last week as well, bringing the state’s total to 7,268 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. In addition, hospitalizations due to covid also continued to increase, rising to 544, including 123 patients in intensive care and 57 on ventilators. Children under 18 make up over 20 percent of the positive case... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid Cases UP 70 PERCENT; More Restrictions On The Way?

November 19th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Cases UP 70 PERCENT; More Restrictions On The Way?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 numbers, up 30 percent over the past week, have exploded and are up more than 70 percent in the last three weeks, according to the latest numbers from the Illinois Department of Public Health. IDPH numbers released today show the state is averaging 3,560 new cases of COVID per day over the last week. That is 72% more than the 2,069 new cases that the state was seeing each day on Oct. 27. Hospitalizations are also rising quickly statewide, with 1,627 patients currently hospitalized with covid statewide, an increase of 36 percent in the last three weeks. There are... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Exploding Again, Is A Shutdown On The Way?

November 16th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Exploding Again, Is A Shutdown On The Way?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 numbers exploded over the last week, roaring up almost 30 percent, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Despite a statewide mask mandate and other mitigations in place, Illinois Department of Public Health recorded a 29% increase in cases from the week prior, with numbers jumping from 17,462 to 22,600 cases in one week. Illinois health officials also reported 129 additional deaths and over 439,291 new vaccine doses administered. Since the pandemic began, 1,735,586 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state, according to the latest data... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Covid Numbers Soaring, Will There Be A Statewide Shutdown?

November 16th, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Covid Numbers Soaring, Will There Be A Statewide Shutdown?

BREAKING: Iowa covid-19 numbers are heating up as the weather cools down, pushing Iowa into the red zone of “high” contagion and causing some to call for a statewide shutdown and new mask mandates. The 14-day positivity rate of COVID-19 for the state climbed from 8.9% to 9.2% in the last week, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. Iowa has had 8,047 new positive cases in just the last week. Of those hospitalized with COVID-19, 75.8% are unvaccinated, while 87.1% of those listed in intensive care with COVID-19 are unvaccinated. Numbers from the Iowa Department of Public... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid-19 Cases Going Up Again; What Will This Mean For You?

November 10th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid-19 Cases Going Up Again; What Will This Mean For You?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 cases are starting to rise again as temperatures grow colder and the holidays loom, an ominous sign that statewide covid regulations and mask mandates aren’t leaving any time soon. The Illinois Department of Public Health released numbers today showing that cases are continue to steadily rise, and hospitalizations are starting to spike again. There were over 17,000 new confirmed and probable cases reported last week. The 7-day average for cases is now 2,671. IDPH reported 2,060 new confirmed and probable cases Monday. The state also said over 1,300 people... Read More