CHICAGO - Public health officials on Tuesday announced another 2,587 new cases of the coronavirus in Illinois and 9 additional deaths.
The cases were among 62,406 test results submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Nearly 82,000 vaccines were administered in Illinois on Monday.
The seven-day testing positivity rate is at 4 percent, health officials said.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Illinois has recorded 1,304,200 cases and 21,685 deaths tied to COVID-19.
As of Monday night, 2,128 Illinoisans were hospitalized with COVID-19, with 491 needing intensive care and 227 on ventilators.