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Covid Hospitalizations, ICU Stays and Cases Continue Sharp Drop

(Chicago, IL)  Covid metrics continue to show rapid declines across Illinois. Health officials say hospitalizations have fallen by nearly 1-thousand just this week alone, the lowest statewide total since late November. (37 of those beds have been freed up in the Lake and McHenry County Region). Covid-related ICU patients also sit at their lowest numbers since late November. As for cases of Covid-19, average daily reported cases this week sit 3125 below the same time frame last week. Governor JB Pritzker has announced that the end of the month would see the end of indoor masking requirements…with the exception of schools

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (2-11-22)

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