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SPRINGFIELD — Gov. J.B. Pritzker urged residents on Wednesday to stay focused on slowing the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s one-day COVID-19 case positivity rate hit 10.5 percent– its highest rate since May 22 – and the Illinois Department of Public Health reported its second highest one-day total of new confirmed cases with 7,538.

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday reported 2,630 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois and 42 additional confirmed deaths, including two Shelby County residents – a woman in her 70s and a woman in her 80s. The state website…

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The Shelby County Health Department announced Tuesday that six more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19. One confirmed case involves a resident of a long-term care facility. An 87-year-old female, a 35-year-old female, a 31-year-old female, a 26-year-old male and a 23-year-old…

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The Shelby County Health Department reported Monday that three more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19: A 62-year-old male, a 53-year-old female and a 95-year-old female all are asymptomatic. State metrics reported for the week ending Sept. 5 showed Shelby County’s positivity…

The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that 10 additional county residents have tested positive for COVID-19: A 56-year-old male; a 44-year-old male; a 32-year-old female; a 74-year-old female; a 37-year-old female and a 76-year-old male, all presenting mild symptoms. A 79-year…

The Shelby County Health Department announced Wednesday that seven additional county residents have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19): A 36-year-old male and a 36-year-old female, both with mild symptoms, and a 2-year-old-male asymptomatic from the same household. A 69-year-old male…

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The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that six additional county residents have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19): A 61-year-old male and a 37-year-old male both with moderate symptoms. A 25-year-old female. A 27-year-old male and a 57-year-old female all three with m…

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The Shelby County Health Department announced Sunday that 10 county residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 41-year-old male, and a 41-year-old female both with moderate symptoms and a 5 year-old-female with mild symptoms, all three are in the same household. A 6…

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SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has now recorded more than 200,000 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic first arrived in the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 24 additional virus-related deaths since Wednesday, including a Shelby County woman in her 80s, bringing that statewide total to 7,696.

The Shelby County Health Department announced Wednesday that three more Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 62-year-old male, a 21-year-old female and a 20-year-old female. Two of the individuals are reporting mild symptoms and one is still unde…

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The Shelby County Health Department announced Sunday that four additional Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 21-year-old male, a 52-year-old male, a 72-year-old female and a 58-year-old female.Three of these cases are asymptomatic and one is ex…

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The Shelby County Health Department announced Thursday that nine additional Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 43-year-old male, a 25-year-old female, a 29-year-old male, an 85-year-old female resident of the Villas of Hollybrook, a 62-year-old…

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The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported six new positive cases of COVID-19, including a female in her 80s who tested positive for COVID after she had passed away. That death was reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday.

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The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported six new positive cases of COVID-19, including a female in her 80s who tested positive for COVID after she had passed away. That death was reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday.

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The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported six new positive cases of COVID-19, including a female in her 80s who tested positive for COVID after she had passed away. That death was reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday.

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The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported six new positive cases of COVID-19, including a female in her 80s who tested positive for COVID after she had passed away. That death was reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday.

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The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported six new positive cases of COVID-19, including a female in her 80s who tested positive for COVID after she had passed away. That death was reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday.

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The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported six new positive cases of COVID-19, including a female in her 80s who tested positive for COVID after she had passed away. That death was reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday.

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The Shelby County Health Department has announced that two additional Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A 36-year-old male was tested due to potential exposure while traveling, making him the 24th positive test for a Shelby County resident. The …

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SPRINGFIELD — As Illinois’ rolling COVID-19 test positivity rate saw a modest tick upward Wednesday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker laid out a new virus mitigation framework dividing the state into 11 regions for purposes of slowing the coronavirus’ spread.

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NEW YORK — Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam's Club stores, making it the largest retailer to introduce such a policy that has otherwise proven difficult to enforce without state and federal requirements.

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 The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that a 21st Shelby County resident has tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The 56-year-old male was tested prior to a scheduled surgery at Decatur Memorial Hospital and is currently in isolation. Federal privacy restrictio…

SPRINGFIELD – Attorney General Kwame Raoul has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced in a news release Tuesday, and the governor plans to get retested as well.

The Effingham County Health Department on Friday reported the county’s eighth confirmed case of COVID-19. The individual is a male in his 30s who has had contact with others who have tested positive for coronavirus. He is currently at home following isolation protocol, according to officials.

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The Shelby County Health Department announced Tuesday that two additional residents of the Shelbyville Manor nursing home have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The individuals are a 62-year-old female and an 85-year-old female.

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