Illinois: Nearly 600 coronavirus vaccine breakthrough cases reported

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More than 580 Illinoisans have tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported that of the about 2.5 million people in Illinois who have been fully vaccinated, as of data compiled Wednesday, 581 tested positive for COVID-19 after getting their final vaccine dose.

“We’re looking to report breakthrough data once a week, but are waiting for more information from the [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention],” a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Public Health said Monday. report


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** This post was originally published on April 12, 2021 **