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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island’s top health officials are expected to unveil Thursday who will be getting COVID-19 vaccines next in the state, a highly anticipated decision that’s become politically charged. Dr. Philip Chan, a consultant medical director at the R.I. Department of Health, told 12 News the state will likely release its finalized …

CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the following counties: Clinton County: 1 male 70s Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, …

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed an outbreak connected to the Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament held at Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales on January 15 and 16. LDH says it has received more than 20 reports of athletes, staff and attendees testing positive for COVID-19. NC health officials identify …

Eric Chaloux Updated: January 18, 2021 10:14 PM Created: January 18, 2021 07:23 PM St. Croix County Wisconsin Public Health Department plans to vaccinate teenage health care workers later this week in their battle against COVID-19. “Some days it feels like we just …

President-elect Joe Biden is considering canceling the cross-border permit for TC energy’s Keystone XL pipeline — and Canadian officials are worried. Jason Kenney, the 18th Premier of Alberta, said in a tweet that he is “deeply concerned by reports that the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden may repeal the Presidential permit for the Keystone XL …

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A COVID-19 variant first found in other countries and states has been showing up in increasing numbers throughout California, health officials with the California Department of Public Health, Santa Clara County and UCSF announced on Sunday. Authorities say the L452R variant of COVID-19 was first identified in Denmark in March of …

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources officials reported 1,475 new COVID-19 cases in the Mountain State on Saturday. It brings the total count to 108,124. As for the vaccine, 127,931 West Virginians have received the first dose of the vaccine. 22,966 are fully vaccinated. DHHR officials also reported 28 …

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — It has been four weeks since the first doses of Pfizer-BioTech’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in California. Last week the first second dose of that vaccine were administered at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara. On Tuesday the Secretary of the California Health and Human Services, Dr. Mark Ghaly, said 99,000 Californians have …

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – Wisconsin saw a decrease in metrics across the board Sunday in the latest coronavirus update from the state health department. Keep in mind, the numbers reported on Sundays are typically lower than the rest of the week. According the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), 1,832 people tested positive for the …

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources officials reported 1,434 new COVID-19 cases in the Mountain State on Sunday. It brings the total count to 101,212. West Virginia has received 109,440 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The state has administered 90,645 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. DHHR officials also reported 12 additional …