the state to lift the school mask mandate; ‘Wow’ change in pandemic measurements; Kane jumps to ‘low’ level – Kane County connects
the state to lift the school mask mandate;  ‘Wow’ change in pandemic measurements;  Kane jumps to ‘low’ level – Kane County connects

the state to lift the school mask mandate; ‘Wow’ change in pandemic measurements; Kane jumps to ‘low’ level – Kane County connects

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11:00 SUNDAY

OVERVIEW: State To Lift School Mask Mandates; New research says COVID started in the Wuhan market; CDC County Check is the new standard

That It writes the Chicago Tribune that Governor JB Pritzker on Monday will announce the repeal of mask mandates in schools in the wake of the new federal COVID-19 guidance unveiled Friday. Pritzker also upheld the Illinois Supreme Court, which earlier in the day sent a case challenging the school mandate back to a down-state court.

A few comprehensive, unpublished studies released on Saturday indicate that COVID-19 originated in a market in Wuhan, China, UPI reports. The new studies count allegations from commentators and politicians who say the virus leaked from a nearby virology lab.

IN Kane County, Illinoissocietal level is Low.

16.00 FRIDAY

OVERVIEW: CDC renews COVID measurements, lifting masks for 70% of the US

Now, that CDC’s “Covid-19 Community Level” Metrics is based on three pieces of data in a community: new COVID-19 admissions, hospital capacity, and new COVID-19 cases. The CDC’s website contains one list of US counties and their current Covid-19 levels.

KANE COUNTY: 74 new cases, 2 more deaths Friday; Under the CDC’s new guidelines, Kane is at a ‘low’ level of society

Under the Centers for Disease Control’s new guidance measures, Kane County is a “low” transmission area.

According to the CDC’s new COVID-19 by county side, COVID-19 Community levels is a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data.

Levels can be low, medium or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds used, hospitalizations and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area.

Kane County recorded 74 new cases and two more deaths today, according to data published on the Illinois Department of Public Health website.

That brings the total to 124,286 positive cases and 1,095 deaths among Kane County residents since the pandemic began.

Kane County’s seven-day test positivity rate is 3.4%.

ILLINOIS STATE: 13,028 new cases, 355 deaths in the past week; Indoor mask requirements for condition end

The Illinois Department of Public Health today reported 13,028 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including an increase of 355 deaths since February 18, 2022.

Currently, IDPH reports a total of 3,026,737 cases, including 32,654 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Since February 18, 2022, laboratories have reported 716,997 samples for a total of 54,338,979.

As of last night, 1,143 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of these, 211 patients were in the intensive care unit and 103 patients with COVID-19 were on a respirator.

The preliminary seven-day nationwide positivity for cases as a percentage of the total test from 18-24. February 2022 is 1.8%. The preliminary seven-day test positivity from the 18th-24th. February is 2.4%.

A total of 21,070,546 vaccines have been administered in Illinois since midnight last year. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 16,309 doses.

Since February 18, 2022, 114,160 doses have been reported administered in Illinois. Of Illinois ‘total population, 76% have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, more than 67% of Illinois’ total population are fully vaccinated, and nearly 49% boosted, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

All data are preliminary and will change. Further information and COVID-19 data can be found at https://dph.illinois.gov/covid19.html.

Vaccination is the key to stopping this pandemic. To find a COVID-19 vaccination site near you, go to www.vaccines.gov.

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