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Brief COVID-19 Update for Dec. 31: Seventeen New Cases in Evanston, 8,009 in the State

The seven-day average of new cases in Evanston is 14.4, down from 21.6 for the prior seven days.  The test positivity rate is 3.2%. The number of new cases per 100,000 is 134, still in a range of accelerated spread according to benchmarks set by some experts. Health experts still fear a possible surge following […]

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Dec. 30: Twenty-two New COVID-19 Cases in Evanston, Cases Increase in Suburban Cook County, Chicago and the State

CDC reported today that there was a total of 1,261,960 new COVID-19 cases in the nation in the last seven days, or more than an average of 180,000 per day. Yesterday, there were 3,628 additional deaths in the nation due to COVID-19. Dr. Ashish K. Jha, the Dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health, […]

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Brief COVID-19 Update For Dec. 29: Eleven New Cases in Evanston, 5,644 in the State

The number of new cases of Evanstonians in the last week declined by 50% when compared to the prior week. The test positivity rate dropped to 2.9%. Both are good signs. But the number of new cases per 100,000 is still in a range of accelerated spread, according to benchmarks set by some experts. Health […]

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Dec. 28: Twenty-three New COVID-19 Cases in Evanston, Key Metrics for Suburban Cook County, Chicago and the State

The metrics are all moving in a positive direction. The Governor and IDPH are watching the data to see if there will be an uptick or a surge in the coming weeks due to  travel and gatherings over the holidays. EVANSTON:  23 New COVID-19 Cases Today There were 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases of Evanston […]

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Dec. 21: Twenty-seven New COVID-19 Cases in Evanston, 4,699 in the State

The 7-day average of Evanston’s new COVID-19 cases continues to remain at about 30 per day, while the number of new cases in the State continues to decline. Hospitalizations continue to decline regionally and in the State. The number of deaths in the State remains high. At briefings last week, Gov. JB Pritzker and Dr. […]

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Dec. 18, Twenty-five New Covid-19 Cases in Evanston, 7,377 in the State

The accompanying charts show that the seven-day averages of new COVID-19 cases have been declining in Suburban Cook County, Chicago and Illinois. The numbers of new cases, though, are still very high – in the range where aggressive community spread is still a risk. Hospitalizations have been coming down, but also remain high. The number […]