A daily update of new COVID-19 cases and deaths in Kane County
For Thursday, Illinois administered 99,862 COVID-19 shots, the most in a single day since May 20. As a state, 20.13% of Illinois children 5-11 years old have received a first vaccine dose.
South African scientists are warning that the new omicron variant may be causing more reinfections among COVID-19 survivors than earlier virus mutants. The study did not examine the protection offered by vaccination.