Despite Warnings, Covid-19 Numbers Remain Low in Illinois

(Chicago, IL)  While some health officials have sounded the alarm about the latest variant of the Coronavirus, the numbers remain relatively low. Illinois Health officials say despite a bump in cases last Friday, those numbers have fallen significantly as we entered this week. Hospitalizations across Illinois, while up, remain 66-hundred beds below the high set during the last major wave…while ICU beds are under the peak by 11-hundred. Daily death numbers are also very low with a current 7-day average of 6…a near record low for the pandemic.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (5-3-22)