Illinois Confirms 7,214 New Cases Of COVID-19

Illinois is confirming over 72-hundred new cases of COVID-19. The latest figures bring the total to just under 856-thousand-120 cases since March. Deaths statewide stand at about 14-thousand-400, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.  The state’s positivity rate is 8.7% and region 7’s positivity rate is 12.8% the lowest since November 18th when the rate was 20.7%.