The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,642 confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 117 new deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have been a total of 1,o40,168 cases of the disease with 17,743 deaths. The most recent Lawrence County Health Department figures show 2,176 positive cases with 59 active, 2 hospitalizations and 26 deaths. The LCHD has announced that it is no longer accepting new waitlist appointments for Phase 1-A vaccinations at this time as they move to a new online registration process as per IDPH guidelines. They will be publishing a link for county residents to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming weeks and will publicize it via social media, their website, the LCHD App, and the regular news media.