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Even With Masks Off, Illinois Covid-19 Rates Continue Free Fall

(Chicago, IL)  The latest wave of Covid-19 continues to retreat across Illinois. Health officials say case rates continue to drop across the state, with positivity currently sitting at a low 1.3%. Hospitalizations sit just above 600, the lowest number since late July, and the 90  ICU beds taken by Covid patients is the lowest number since July 13th. In the Lake and McHenry County region, hospitalizations are at their lowest number, and open ICU capacity is at it’s highest rate since August 1st.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (3-15-22)

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