Has Covid-19 Peaked?
January 26, 2022
Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday that he is "cautiously optimistic" that the recent surge in COVID-19 cases spurred by the omicron variant has peaked, but he cautioned that another variant could appear at any time and continued to urge people to get vaccinated and wear face coverings when in public.
"Over the last two years, I've said over and over that you don't know when a surge has reached its peak until you're on the other side of it," Pritzker said during a news conference in Chicago.
As of late Tuesday, 6,507 Illinoisans were hospitalized with COVID-19, a relatively hig...
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