(Chicago, IL) Illinois Health officials have announced another 4,729 new positive coronavirus tests, and 17 related deaths.
Of those, 185 positives came from Lake County, with one fatality. Statewide, Covid-linked hospitalizations and ICU use increased. Locally, in Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry County, Covid-like hospitalizations remain at 13, with ICU capacity remaining at 50%.
Positivity wise, the Region has bumped up to 8.1%, which could lead to new restrictions at some point this week…with Lake County sitting at 6.5% and McHenry at 12.7%.