We will be updating this story as more cases are confirmed in the Local 6 area.
After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again around the world, especially in Europe and the Americas.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin must reach an agreement within 48 hours if they want to pass a coronavirus stimulus relief bill before Election Day.
After it was again named on Illinois' "warning level" list for high COVID-19 risk counties, Saline County had nearly two dozen new COVID-19 cases this weekend.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker spoke Sunday on CNN's “State of the Union," the same day health officials announced 4,245 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths.
There is nearly no place in America where COVID-19 case counts are trending in the right direction as the country heads into what health experts say will be the most challenging months of the pandemic.
It is not known how many Democrats might support it, but it is unlikely that the Senate Republican majority will get the necessary support to advance the bill.
The Egyptian Health Department reported a new coronavirus-related death in Saline County, Illinois, Friday, as well as 30 new cases within the three-county region it serves.
Five students and two employees of Paducah Public Schools tested positive for COVID-19 this week, the district announced Friday.
Both individuals tested positive on Oct. 10, the Southern Seven Health Department said. Both have stayed away from the early learning center since their testing date.
To date, Jackson County has had 1,396 COVID-19 cases. The health department says 1,284 people have been released from isolation so far.
A West Tennessee school district in the Local 6 area will be moving to distance learning for all high school students amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the county in which it is located.
The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 84 new COVID-19 cases in the two southern Illinois counties it serves Thursday.