Do you think it's weakening in it's actual severity for an individual who catches it, or do you mean weakening in terms of how quickly it's spreading?The virus is weakening. Yes it's still around and probably always will be in a weakened form. Hospitalizations in my area are way down 84 per day at the peak ( I live in a VERY large county and that number doesn't reflect Chicago) to 0-2 hospitalizations per day in the last week and a half.
We are still being cautious but I no longer wipe the groceries down when I buy them. Just gotta wash hands. Best medicine is fresh air!
Just wanted to hear your thoughts since I live in Illinois too. We are watching and waiting to see if DS is going to be able to start college next year on campus or if they will declare it online only. Seems like most are leaning towards wanting to be in person. It's so hard to really assess personal risks since we were seeing people in our age group getting very very sick, and sadly even dying, at the beginning of this, and now it feels like there is a disconnect with the information