Covid Numbers, Hospitalizations Dropping as State Passes Peak of Latest Wave

(Springfield, IL)  Key indicators continue to show that the recent wave of Covid-19 infections has peaked in Illinois. Illinois Health officials say hospitalizations have fallen by over 2-thousand in the last 2 weeks, including a drop of 76 hospital beds in the Lake and McHenry County Region. Reported cases and deaths, while still high, are also showing a downward trend. For those 5-plus who are eligible for a shot, 70% are currently considered fully vaccinated.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (1-25-22)