The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Out of control: COVID-19 cases at all-time high, deaths on the rise

Out of control: COVID-19 cases at all-time high, deaths on the rise

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2022

Nearly two years ago on April 6, 2020, the Coles County Health Department announced the first case of COVID-19 in Coles County. Now, the county has seen 13,719 confirmed cases. Over the last two years,...

Coles Co. COVID-19 cases see surge

Coles Co. COVID-19 cases see surge

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2021

Coles County saw 56 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, following 49 new cases Tuesday and 63 new cases Monday. The new cases bring the total number of positive tests up to 6,784 new cases. Since the pandemic,...

You aren’t safe from COVID-19, act like it

You aren’t safe from COVID-19, act like it

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor August 30, 2021

Recently, I was scrolling through TikTok when I came across a video from user @nurse_sushi that started with, “Did you guys know that Covid has a sound?” She went on to say that once a patient is intubated...

COVID-19 guidelines: whats what

COVID-19 guidelines: what’s what

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2021

Eastern will be expecting but not requiring COVID-19 vaccines during the Fall 2021 semester. Regardless of vaccination status, however, all students and staff should report their status to the university...

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