(Waukegan, IL) Coronavirus cases were up in Lake County on Wednesday. Illinois Health officials say 145 cases were reported in the county, with one death. The state reported 45 covid-related fatalities on Wednesday, the highest single-day total in 3 months. Numbers also show that 25% of all Coronavirus fatalities in the last week, have been “breakthrough” deaths…or in those who have been fully vaccinated. That number is 3.1% of the state’s total Covid death-toll since January. Hospitalizations in the Lake and McHenry County region, grew by one.
Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (8-19-21)