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Knox County, OSF plans pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinics

GALESBURG — Knox County administered more than 55,960 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Nov. 8, according to data from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

That’s 2.24% more than the previous week’s 54,732 doses of COVID-19 administered.

In Knox County, 52% of people living in Knox County have been fully vaccinated as of Nov. 8. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they receive a single-dose injection (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).

Illinois reported a total of 1,720,345 coronavirus cases, up 1% from the week before.

The five counties with the highest percentage of their populations fully vaccinated as of November 8 in Illinois are DuPage County (66%), Cook County (63%), Lake County (59%), Kendall County (59%) and Chicago ( 59%).