The state Department of Health reported three more COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, bringing the state’s overall total to 2026. Around 20 new positive cases were reported yesterday. Active coronavirus cases increased slightly to 230 statewide, and hospitalizations decreased to 35.
Lake County reported one more recovered COVID-19 case, with no new positive cases. There are now seven active cases within the county. All other area counties’ number of active cases remained relatively steady at five or less each.
Close to 51-percent of the state’s eligible population is now fully vaccinated, with 56-percent having received at least one dose.