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Vaccinations Continue Steady Upward Crawl in Lake County

(Chicago, IL)  Coronavirus vaccination rates continue their slow but steady increase across the state. Illinois Health officials say over 13.8-million doses of the three vaccine types have been administered, with 6.7-million residents, or 52.7% of the population considered fully vaccinated. That percentage grows to nearly 59% when taking into consideration just those 12-plus that are eligible to get the shot. In Lake County, nearly 790-thousand doses have been administered, with 388-thousand people, or 55.4% of the population considered fully vaccinated. Lake is one of the most vaccinated counties in the Chicago area, behind only DuPage and suburban Cook County.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (8-26-21)

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