COVID-19 cases in Illinois are on the rise

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Dr. Jeffrey Kopin, Chief Medical Officer for Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, joins Lisa Dent (filling in for Steve Bertrand) on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why there’s a sudden rise in new coronavirus cases, and whether or not the Delta variant is the dominant strain in the state.

“Better knowledge means better health for you and your family. Turn to Northwestern Medicine at nm.org/healthbeatnews for health tips, research and more.”

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