Ted was on with Amy Jacobson and Paul Vallas talking about the collapse in the state’s COVID-19 case fatality rates. The news is good for kids and teachers who want to go back to school. Since August, the case fatality rate for people under 20 has been just .006%. For people ages 20 to 50, the fatality rate is .06%.
Illinois’ COVID crisis is still centered in retirement homes. Over 40% of all deaths between September and November were linked to Long-Term Care facilities.
Read more about COVID in Illinois here:
- Illinois’ COVID fatality rate plummets: Cases skyrocket, deaths down since last peak
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- Illinois’ own COVID-19 data reveals the state’s coronavirus policy is upside down
- New CDC Estimates: Fatality Rate For COVID-19 Drops Again And May Surprise You