CDPH Weekly COVID-19 Update –

by | Jun 7, 2022 | COVID-19

CHICAGO—The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported weekly COVID-19 statistics today and Chicago’s level on the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) COVID-19 Community Levels index remains at high. However, case rates are beginning to gradually decrease, and severe outcomes from COVID-19, including hospitalizations and deaths, remain low compared to other points in the pandemic.
CDPH continues to strongly urge everyone to wear masks in indoor public settings, stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines including all recommended boosters, and avoid non-essential indoor gatherings for people who are at high risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19. If you are experiencing any COVID-like symptoms, get tested and stay home. Continue to follow quarantine and isolation guidelines. Chicagoans with underlying conditions or who are older should also seek early treatment if they are diagnosed with COVID-19 to decrease the risk of hospitalization. 
“Case counts are high in Chicago, as they are in many other parts of the country, but it does look like cases are gradually decreasing and I am hopeful that they will continue to go down,” said Allison Arwady, M.D., CDPH Commissioner. “The best news is that all of the variants we are detecting locally continue to be Omicron and thanks to vaccination, severe outcomes like …

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