(Waukegan, IL) Lake County added 189 new Coronavirus cases on Wednesday, but no new fatalities. Illinois Health officials say hospitalizations in the Lake and McHenry County region rose again, despite a small decrease in statewide hospital numbers. ICU availability in the region increased to 23%. Vaccination-wise, around 60% of the Lake County population is considered fully vaccinated, and the county is leading the state in vaccinations for 5-11 year olds, with over 18% of those eligible, receiving their first dose.
Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (11-18-21)