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Plague Kills Child in LaPlata County Colorado, Bacteria that Causes Plague Detected in 6 Counties in Colorado

240 The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties in Colorado: LaPlata County, San Miguel County, El Paso County, Boulder County, Huerfano […]

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IDPH Reports 14,612 New Coronavirus Cases with 168 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 15.7%

176 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday, November 19, 2020 reported 14,612 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 168 additional deaths. Seven deaths in Cook County involved people […]

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IDPH Reports 11,028 New Coronavirus Cases with 166* Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 14.8%

151 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Saturday, November 14, 2020 reported 11,028 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 166 additional deaths; however, 66 reported deaths involved a delay […]

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IDPH Reports 15,415 New Coronavirus Cases with 27 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 14.4%

113 All but six Illinois counties are at warning level: Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, and Will Counties at warning level The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday, November 13, 2020 reported 15,415 […]

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IDPH Reports 12,702 New Coronavirus Cases with 43 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 13.7%

140 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday, November 12, 2020 reported 12,702 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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IDPH Reports 12,657 New Coronavirus Cases with 145 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 13.2%

152 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 reported 12,657 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 145 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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IDPH Reports 12,623 New Coronavirus Cases with 79 Additional Deaths; Region 10 Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 12.9%

146 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 reported 12,623 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 79 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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IDPH Reports 9,935 New Coronavirus Cases with 97 Additional Deaths; Test Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Increases to 11.1%

221 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday, November 5, 2020 reported 9,935 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97 additional deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from […]

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NBC 5 Chicago Reports Illinois Health Officials Keeping Secret List of Large Gathering-Related Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases

821 While Illinois officials repeatedly beg people to steer clear of large gatherings, they’ve privately been keeping track of just those kinds of cases, which have caused tens of thousands of coronavirus infections throughout the […]

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Lake County and McHenry County in Region 9 Latest Area to Require Mitigations for Regressive COVID-19 Conditions

254 Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in the North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry […]

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Following Suburban Cook County by 2 Days, City of Chicago Goes to “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures” with No Indoor Dining at Restaurants

394 One day after the Illinois Department of Public Health announced “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures” for suburban Cook County (Region 10) and for counties east of St. Louis “Metro East” (Region 4), the Illinois […]