Your Daily COVID-19 Update: The Latest On Vaccination Plans In Chicago And Illinois

More than 100,000 people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Illinois. Meanwhile, the statewide death toll topped 16,000.

Your Daily COVID-19 Update: The Latest On Vaccination Plans In Chicago And Illinois
Pastor Richard Nelson, of The Greater Open Door Baptist Church, left, receives the first of the two Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, from Sherrie Spencer, Vice President Chief Nursing Officer at Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo
Your Daily COVID-19 Update: The Latest On Vaccination Plans In Chicago And Illinois
Pastor Richard Nelson, of The Greater Open Door Baptist Church, left, receives the first of the two Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, from Sherrie Spencer, Vice President Chief Nursing Officer at Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo

Your Daily COVID-19 Update: The Latest On Vaccination Plans In Chicago And Illinois

More than 100,000 people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Illinois. Meanwhile, the statewide death toll topped 16,000.

Hospitalizations and positivity rates are gradually declining across Illinois, but leaders and officials are still encouraging residents to remain vigilant as coronavirus vaccinations are underway.

Reset checks in with Loretto Hospital for the latest on their efforts since administering the city’s first COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December.

GUEST: Dr. Nikhila Juvvadi, chief clinical officer at Loretto Hospital