Based on March 13th data, the New York Times has projected that 11% of McHenry County residents will contract Covid-19.
Counties throughout the nation have similar projections.
Here are the specifics for McHenry County:
Cook county is only projected to see 8% infected.
For some reason, McHenry County has the highest projected infection rate.
Lake County was at 10%.
Kane County, Cook County, DuPage County and Will Counties are at 8%.
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Commenter “Oh” offers the following:
“If you are going to report on this stuff, do your job the right way. 33,000 IF NOTHING IS DONE TO STOP THE SPREAD.
“KIND OF A BIG DETAIL YOU LEFT OUT THERE!
“Too many dumb people follow this thing and won’t click on your link.
“The projections are based on what controls are put in place.
“Thankfully, JB has taken steps to slow the spread. With some control measures, that number goes from 33,000 in May to 1,300 in May.
“You MIGHT want to edit this post immediately so that you are accurately regurgitating what you read.
“At least you included a link because I have long given up on your ability to see a news story and accurately explain what the story says.”