WASHINGTON (WREX) — President Joe Biden will be in Chicago later this week.
According to the White House, the president will be speaking in Chicago about the importance of COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
The president was scheduled to be in Chicago last week, but the trip was canceled. There was no reason given by the White House for the cancellation.
In Illinois, 64.2% of the population 18+ is fully vaccinated against the virus as of Monday. 81.6% of people 18+ have received at least one dose of the vaccine, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.