State on Track to Meet President Biden’s Goal of 70% of Adults Receiving First Dose of Vaccination by July 4
Illinois Recording the Lowest Number of Hospitalizations and Test Positivity Rates Since March 2020
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois will move to a full reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois plan, today. The state will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines.
The state reaches this point as it records the lowest number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, the lowest test positivity rate, and more than 68% of Illinois residents age 18 and over who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. [Read more...]