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State tops single-day vaccine record at 154,201 as universal eligibility nears State tops single-day vaccine record at 154,201 as universal eligibility nears

State tops single-day vaccine record at 154,201 as universal eligibility nears

Gov. JB Pritzker reiterated Thursday that all Illinois residents age 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, April 12, as vaccine supply – but also virus transmission rates and hospitalizations – continues to increase.

COVID-19 positivity rate reaches highest level since late January COVID-19 positivity rate reaches highest level since late January

COVID-19 positivity rate reaches highest level since late January

Public health officials on Wednesday announced 3,790 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 out of 80,628 test results reported the previous 24 hours, bringing the statewide seven-day rolling positivity rate to 4.1 percent, the highest that figure has stood since Jan. 30.

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