Chicago Tribune: Large portion of suburban Chicago is back to ‘medium’ COVID-19 risk; city expected to follow

Chicago Tribune: Large portion of suburban Chicago is back to ‘medium’ COVID-19 risk; city expected to follow. “The risk of contracting COVID-19 in suburban Cook County and other parts of the Chicago area has jumped to the “medium” level under the latest national guidelines, officials announced Friday. As of Thursday, suburban Cook County recorded more than 200 positive cases per 100,000 residents, tipping that region into the next level of coronavirus transmission under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest metrics. Lake and DuPage counties have also newly returned to medium risk. The statewide case rate was 193 per 100,000 residents as of Friday.”

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