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The Effingham County Health Department announced the COVID-19-related death of a woman in her 80s and 30 new positive cases of COVID-19 from Saturday, Jan. 16, through Tuesday, Jan. 19. There were 11 cases on Saturday, six on Sunday, nine on Monday and four on Tuesday.

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EFFINGHAM — Vaccinations are underway in Effingham County to those in the Phase 1A vaccine distribution group and select Phase 1B subgroups as the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Tuesday one COVID-19-related death in Effingham County of a female in her 80s.

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SPRINGFIELD – Nine of 11 regions in the state’s COVID-19 mitigation plan have seen mitigations lifted in the past week, with two moving all the way back to Phase 4 restrictions.

SPRINGFIELD – The statewide seven-day rolling COVID-19 case positivity rate decreased slightly on Thursday to 6.8 percent, remaining below 8 percent for a sixth consecutive day.

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SPRINGFIELD – Some regions of the state could see loosened COVID-19 restrictions as early as Friday as some counties have already transitioned to the next phase of vaccine distribution, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday.

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The Effingham County Health Department announced the COVID-19-related death of a man in his 80s and 75 new positive cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) from Saturday, Jan. 9, through Monday, Jan. 11. There were 23 cases on Saturday, 25 cases on Sunday and 27 cases on Monday.

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois reported another 4,711 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 81 additional virus-related deaths Sunday as the rolling seven-day average positivity rate fell below 8 percent.

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Vaccinations for local health care providers is underway, Effingham County Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Karen Feldkamp told the health committe this week.

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The Effingham County Health Department (ECHD) announced that it is in Phase 1A of its COVID-19 vaccination plan and will begin providing vaccinations to health care providers in Effingham County. Last week ECHD transferred its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to HSHS St Anthony’s Hospital,…

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SPRINGFIELD — As the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths continue to climb in Illinois, health officials in the county that includes the state’s capital city say enough progress has been made to again allow limited indoor service in bars and restaurants — to the chagrin of Gov. J.B. Prit…

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SPRINGFIELD — As Illinois’ COVID-19 hospitalization and case numbers have stabilized since the second-wave highs last month, the governor’s office announced 126,211 vaccinations were administered throughout the state, including Chicago, as of Tuesday evening.

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois reported its third consecutive day with more than 100 COVID-19 deaths Tuesday. Meanwhile, most statistics the state uses to measure progress in combatting the coronavirus ticked up slightly.

She’d wanted to frame and hang them — just three printed pictures that had been sitting in Lucy O’Donoghue’s suburban Atlanta house since the year began. That’s all. Yet with a full-time job and two small kids, she hadn’t found the time.

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SPRINGFIELD — In early July, a judge in Clay County voided Gov. JB Pritzker’s executive orders in a sweeping order that he applied to the entire state, at the request of a southern Illinois lawmaker who sued Pritzker over his response to the pandemic.

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Effingham County Health Department announced Monday the COVID-19-related death of a man in his 90s bringing the number of COVID-related deaths to 48.

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SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois heath officials added 108 more coronavirus deaths to the state's toll on Saturday as daily fatalities have topped 100 for all but two days this month.

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker announced Friday that more than 17,000 doses of the first coronavirus vaccine have been administered to Illinois frontline health care workers outside of Chicago, up from 3,500 doses on Thursday.

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The Effingham County Health Department announced the COVID-19-related deaths of a woman in her 60s, and a woman in her 70s on Thursday. The health department also announced 26 new cases, ranging in age from younger than 10 to 80s.

The Effingham County Health Department announced the COVID-19-related deaths of a woman in her 60s, and a woman in her 70s on Thursday. The health department also announced 26 new cases, ranging in age from younger than 10 to 80s.

SPRINGFIELD — Coronavirus vaccinations from the state’s National Strategic Stockpile were delivered Thursday to 77 hospitals in 45 counties throughout the state, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced at his daily briefing.

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The Effingham County Health Department announced the COVID-19-related death of a man in his 90s Wednesday. The health department also announced 35 new cases, ranging in age from younger than 10 to 70s.

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing.

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The Effingham County Health Department announced the COVID-19-related deaths of a man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s on Tuesday. The health department also announced 29 new cases, ranging in age from teens to 80s.

SPRINGFIELD – Five health care workers at a hospital in Peoria became the first people in Illinois to receive a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, marking what Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike called “the beginning of the end” of the pandemic.

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