CHICAGO — Chicago and Cook County remains at Low COVID-19 Community Level, according to the latest data from the CDC.
In all, 97 of Illinois’ 102 counties (95%) are at the Low Level this week, up from 74 counties registered last week.
Five counties are considered Medium level, down from last week’s total of 20.
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“I remain so pleased to see us hold steady at the Low Level,” said CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D. “I want to thank Chicagoans for their vigilance against COVID-19, especially over the holidays when we often see cases increase. Let’s continue to do everything we can to stay here, because we know COVID-19 is not gone. Please make sure everyone you love is up-to-date with their vaccines; it’s our best tool to help protect us and keep the virus in check.”
Chicago will host a free Family Vaccination Clinic on Saturday at Kennedy King College, located at 6301 S. Halsted St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Across the nation, community levels remain steady with nearly 70 percent of U.S. counties at Low, and just over 4% at High.
Visit chi.gov/coviddash for the Chicago COVID-19 daily data dashboard.