CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 1,246 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus across the state with 34 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 8 new positive cases Monday all stemming from a local outbreak. The case total is now 2,337 with 57 active. There are no hospitalizations and 2,249 people have made recoveries with the deaths remaining at 31. Overall since the pandemic began, there gave been 1,175,655 cases of the disease with 20,303 deaths. A total of 2,211,700 vaccinations had been administered across the state as of Monday. The LCHD is still seeking volunteers for it’s planned Mass Vaccination Clinic Saturday February 27th. Anyone who would like to assist can contact the LCHD.