One of these days I’m going to get someone’s attention that Chester City is experiencing a helluva COVID-19 outbreak.

Since I last reported Chester with 900 COVID-19 cases on October 21, today we’re at 941. That’s about 7 new cases a day.

There’s something about seeing the Illinois Health Director have to interrupt her presentation of their state’s COVID numbers so she could grab a Kleenex and gather herself that reminds me there are some people who do get emotional at the enormity of the problem.