Will County seeing success in managing COVID-19 crisis

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thetimesweekly.com Across the State of Illinois, the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) is reporting a recovery rate of 96 percent for individuals contracting COVID-19, even with the state also reporting a record number of tests being performed and more positive cases. Meanwhile, Will County is also seeing a higher compliance among residents for wearing masks and social distancing. “The best news for local businesses in Region 7 (Will and Kankakee Counties) was the lifting of the ban on indoor service for bars and restaurants,’ said County Executive Denise Winfrey. “I applaud Sue Olenek, executive director of the health department, and her staff for their continued dedication to managing this pandemic and keeping our residents safe and informed.”

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