Drivers Line Up for COVID-19 Testing in Chicago Suburb Ahead of Christmas

Drivers waited in long lines in suburban Chicago on Thursday, December 23, for COVID-19 testing as the state grappled with a surge in cases driven by the Omicron variant.

On Wednesday, Illinois set a new record for positive COVID-19 tests, registering 18,942, according to reports.

This video, taken on Thursday in Cicero, Illinois, shows cars lined up at a testing site. Credit: @CiceroCasti via Storyful

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