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cpinasco - 8/18/2021 3:23:15 PM
COVID-19 Delta Variant Continues to Spread - August 18, 2021
U.S. reports more than 1,000 COVID deaths in single day
The United States reported more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, equating to around 42 fatalities an hour, according to a Reuters tally, as the Delta variant continues to ravage parts of the country with low vaccination rates.

The city of Chicago issued an indorr mask mandate for all residents starting on Friday, August 20. Unfortunately, the number of COVID cases is trending upwards for Illinois.

If you are interested in learning more, visit the Illinois Health and Hospital Association website at  www.team-iha.org.