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BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Exploding, Children’s Hospitalizations Spiking As School Resumes

December 30th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Exploding, Children's Hospitalizations Spiking As School Resumes

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois covid-19 numbers continued to soar as the state roared by the 20,000-case barrier for the third time in six days, and children’s cases and hospitalizations are hitting new highs as schools get ready to resume in-person classes next week. Illinois barely missed hitting a new record for cases over the last 24 hours, as the state reported 21,098 cases, just short of the Christmas Eve, 2021 record of 21,131, according to data released today by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 128,246 new COVID-19 cases over... Read More

Illinois Hits New Record Highs For Covid Numbers As Cases Pass 20,000 Today

December 28th, 2021
Illinois Hits New Record Highs For Covid Numbers As Cases Pass 20,000 Today

UPDATED: The following article is updated with new information from the office of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker. Illinois has hit a new all-time high for covid numbers, as the seven-day positivity rate hit 12.4 statewide, cases reached 20,800 today, the seven-day daily average went over 16,000 for the first time, and Gov. JB Pritzker is calling on regions to implement their own restrictions as needed. To put the soaring numbers into perspective, previously, a region could be potentially placed under the most restrictive Tier 3 mitigations if it sees a test positivity rate over 12 percent for three... Read More

Illinois Hits New All-Time Highs For Covid Numbers; Daily Average Over 16,000 For First Time

December 28th, 2021
Illinois Hits New All-Time Highs For Covid Numbers; Daily Average Over 16,000 For First Time

UPDATED: The following article is updated with new information from the office of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker. Illinois has hit a new all-time high for covid numbers, as the seven-day positivity rate hit 12.4 statewide, cases reached 20,800 today, the seven-day daily average went over 16,000 for the first time, and Gov. JB Pritzker is calling on regions to implement their own restrictions as needed. To put the soaring numbers into perspective, previously, a region could be potentially placed under the most restrictive Tier 3 mitigations if it sees a test positivity rate over 12 percent for three... Read More