COVID Cases Still On The Rise In Illinois
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COVID cases continue to rise across Illinois. Health officials reported Friday more than 40-thousand cases since May 13th. The CDC is now reporting that eight Illinois counties are rated at a High Community Level and 39 Counties are rated at Medium Level. Officials are urging the public to keep up-to-date with vaccinations and booster shots. They added that masking up in indoor public places and avoiding crowded indoor spaces will also make a difference.