IL health officials report 48 new COVID-19 cases in our local counties over the weekend

State moves into Phase 1B of vaccine plan on Monday

IL health officials report 48 new COVID-19 cases in our local counties over the weekend

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Illinois health officials updated their coronavirus website.

The website shows 1,101,819 total confirmed coronavirus cases in the state and 18,750 total deaths.

Nearly 15,410,000 tests have been administered.

Over the weekend, Illinois health officials reported 20 additional cases in White County, 14 in Wabash County, 12 in Wayne County and two in Edwards County.

Officials also report one additional death in both White and Wabash Counties.

On Monday, Illinois will move into phase 1B of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan.

This phase includes people ages 65 and older, as well as essential workers like teachers, first responders, grocery workers and public transit workers.

Eligible residents will be able to receive a vaccine at one of the Illinois National Guard assisted sites, or at local health departments.

Here is the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths reported in our area:

  • Wayne County - 1,547 cases, 42 deaths
  • White County - 1,402 cases, 23 deaths
  • Wabash County - 1,218 cases, 12 deaths
  • Edwards County - 478 cases, 8 deaths

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