ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Governor Pritzker gave his state of the state address Wednesday.
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A press release before the event revealed three new mass vaccination clinic sites.
None of them are in our local Illinois counties, but two of them are in Carbondale.
More sites are expected to be online soon.
For more information on how to make an appointment to receive the vaccine, updates on the state’s plan and eligibility, and answers to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to the state’s website.
Wednesday, Illinois health officials are reported 1,795 new coronavirus cases and 23 more deaths.
That brought the total to1,166,717 confirmed positive cases and 20,057 deaths.
The map shows two new cases in Edwards County and one new case in White County.
Here is the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths reported in our area:
- Wayne County - 1,653 cases, 45 deaths
- White County - 1,583 cases, 23 deaths
- Wabash County - 1,289 cases, 12 deaths
- Edwards County - 518 cases, 10 deaths