Covid Outbreak Reported at Lake County Jail

(Waukegan, IL)  Lake County Jail officials are monitoring a Covid outbreak. Authorities say 14 inmates, and 7 correctional officers have tested positive for the virus over the last few days. Mitigation plans that were drawn up in the early days of the pandemic, and modified as time went on, have been put into place. All inmates also have the option of receiving a vaccine. All inmates and correctional officers that have tested positive have reported mild to no symptoms, and none have had to be hospitalized.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (11-30-21)