CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 12,542 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases, as well as 125 coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday.
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, 10.4% tests performed from November 24–30 confirmed a new case of COVID-19, rising to levels last reported about a week ago.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is meeting to decide how to distribute a Covid-19 vaccine as several drugs inch closer to approval.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will issue guidance on Tuesday to states, which will then choose which residents get jabs first.
Joe Biden: 306
Donald Trump: 232
US covid-19 cases: 13.25 million
US covid-19 deaths: 266,063 (Source: JHU)
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Maryland reports nearly 2,000 new cases of Covid-19
From CNN’s Sheena Jones
Maryland reports 1,999 new cases of Covid-19 and the state has a test positivity rate of 6.53%, according to information on the state’s department of health website.
The state reported 23 additional deaths on Sunday, the website said.
To note: These numbers…
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The shadow of the pandemic hangs over the holiday, as President-elect Joe Biden urges the U.S. to “hang on.” Virus numbers reach records in the county that saw the first U.S. case, in January.
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Reuters, United States
The United States recorded its 12th million COVID-19 case on Saturday, even as millions of Americans were expected to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, ignoring warnings from health officials about furthering the spread of the infectious disease.
More than 12,010,000 cases of the coronavirus were reported…