Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 3,002 new coronavirus cases, 33 deaths as state addresses signs of virus resurgence – WLS-TV

” While all neighborhoods will continue to receive their standard allocation of doses, brand-new doses above that standard will be assigned to high-demand locations where at-risk eligible locals face long waits for appointments.Mobile quick response vaccination teams will deploy over the next two weeks in 5 counties in Region 1 where IDPH epidemiologists have actually determined there is a requirement to administer dosages quickly to blunt increasing trends. Appointments will be collaborated by the regional health department.Residents of Region 1 are likewise motivated to visit the existing mass vaccination site set up in Winnebago County.While Illinois is on rate to reach 70% first doses for citizens 65 years and older in the coming days, IDPH is keeping an eye on an increase in brand-new healthcare facility admissions for COVID, which will require to be appropriately dealt with and dealt with prior to moving into the Bridge Phase. IDPH epidemiologists will continue to focus on the most current 10 days to keep an eye on any intense trends that avoid the state from reaching the Bridge Phase.Chicago loosens up COVID outside constraints, preserve most indoor rulesEven with COVID cases rising, Chicago health officials announced Thursday they are loosening up limitations on outside activities and spaces.The deaths reported Friday include:- Cook County: 1 teenager, 1 male 40s, 1 female 60s, 2 women 70s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s- Johnson County: 1 male 60s- Kane County: 1 male 70s- Lake County: 1 male 60s- LaSalle County: 1 male 70s- Lee County: 1 male 60s- Macoupin County: 1 female 60s- Madison County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s- Marshall County: 1 female 30s- McLean County: 1 male 90s- Peoria County: 1 male 60s- Sangamon County: 1 male 80s- St. Clair County: 2 males 60s, 2 females 80s- Will County: 1 male 70s
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Area 1, the Northern portion of the state including Rockford and surrounding communities, has seen eight days of increasing healthcare facility bed usage and 6 days of increasing test positivity.Within the previous 24 hours, laboratories have reported screening 76,774 specimens for a total of 19,972,391 because the pandemic began.The initial seven-day statewide test positivity from March 19-25 is 3.3%.” The federal government is predicting that Illinois will receive nearly 1 million dosages next week for distribution, an all-time high.Residents ought to call their regional health department to learn whether they have actually broadened eligibility.” While all neighborhoods will continue to receive their standard allowance of doses, new doses above that standard will be allocated to high-demand locations where at-risk eligible locals face long waits for appointments.Mobile rapid response vaccination groups will deploy over the next two weeks in 5 counties in Region 1 where IDPH epidemiologists have determined there is a requirement to administer dosages rapidly to blunt increasing patterns. Appointments will be collaborated by the local health department.Residents of Region 1 are also motivated to go to the existing mass vaccination site set up in Winnebago County.While Illinois is on pace to reach 70% very first dosages for citizens 65 years and older in the coming days, IDPH is keeping track of a boost in brand-new hospital admissions for COVID, which will need to be appropriately attended to and fixed before moving into the Bridge Phase. IDPH epidemiologists will continue to focus on the most current 10 days to keep track of any severe patterns that prevent the state from reaching the Bridge Phase.Chicago loosens COVID outdoor limitations, maintain most indoor rulesEven with COVID cases rising, Chicago health officials revealed Thursday they are loosening constraints on outdoor activities and spaces.The deaths reported Friday consist of:- Cook County: 1 teenager, 1 male 40s, 1 female 60s, 2 women 70s, 2 males 70s, 3 women 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s- Johnson County: 1 male 60s- Kane County: 1 male 70s- Lake County: 1 male 60s- LaSalle County: 1 male 70s- Lee County: 1 male 60s- Macoupin County: 1 female 60s- Madison County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s- Marshall County: 1 female 30s- McLean County: 1 male 90s- Peoria County: 1 male 60s- Sangamon County: 1 male 80s- St. Clair County: 2 males 60s, 2 women 80s- Will County: 1 male 70s