COVID-19 cases in Illinois continue to increase, with 2,682 most recently reported. Gov. J.B. Pritzker continues to stress the importance of getting your shot if you haven't already.
Close to 59 percent of those 12 and older in Illinois are now fully vaccinated, and nearly 67 percent have received at least one dose. Hospitalizations are rising, with more than 1,100 COVID patients in the hospital at last count, including 243 in the ICU.