Covid Vaccination Rates Increase in Illinois, Lake County

(Waukegan, IL)  As demand for Covid vaccinations near levels not seen since the Spring, Illinois is nearing a 70% fully vaccinated rate in those eligible for the shot. Illinois health officials say the 5-plus population sits at 68% fully vaccinated, with 76% of those eligible receiving at least one dose. In Lake County, of those ages 5-11, 26.6% are considered fully vaccinated, which is tops in the state…that number grows to 69.4% in those 12-17, 69.5% in those ages 18-64, and 86.1% in those 65-plus.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (12-23-21)