The Illinois Department of Public Health reported more than 2,700 new COVID cases.
- We're seeing signs of improvement in certain COVID-19 metrics here in Illinois. The state reported nearly 2,800 new cases. But the positivity rate is back under 4% for the first time in nearly a month. More than 8.3 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered statewide. That translates to a little over 27% of the populations that's now fully vaccinated.