(Waukegan, IL) Coronavirus cases were up in Lake County over the weekend, but only slightly from last weekend. The Illinois Department of Public Health numbers from Saturday, Sunday and Monday showed an average of 130 cases a day, up 6 a day from the previous weekend. No deaths were reported over the 3 day span, and only 4 have been recorded in all of August for the county. Hospitalizations also increased over the weekend in the Lake and McHenry County region, but at a slower pace than the weekend prior.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (8-24-21)