COVID-19 update as of June 23: Evanston and Cook County each rated in the “medium” community risk level

COVID-19 update as of June 23: Evanston and Cook County each rated in the “medium” community risk level

Evanston news delivered free to your inbox! The total number of new cases of COVID-19 in Evanston was 215 for the week ending June 22, 6% higher than the week ending June 16. The number of new cases in the State decreased by about 16%. Hospitalizations remained at about the same level. Cook County, including Chicago, is in the “medium” community risk level. City officials say Evanston is also in the “medium” risk level. The City of Evanston says that the State, the County and the City do not have a mechanism to report, verify or track at home test results. Because a positive at home test is regarded as highly accurate, most people who test positive in an at home test do not get a second test outside the …
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