Governor JB Pritzker announced that the state of Illinois and IDPH has administered over 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines and leads the nation. The Governor thanked the first-line workers for their hard work on this.
The Governor announced that the Moderna vaccine is being released this week and shipped around the nation.
Director of Public Health Dr. Ngozi Ezike says flu levels have been at an all-time low due to what we’ve done to prevent COVID by wearing masks, but the height of the season is in January and February.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,762 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 135 additional deaths.