In this news update, the Department of Public Health released the latest state COVID-19 data. The state's positivity rate over the past seven days sits at .40 percent. There have 3 new COVID-19 related deaths reported. Police are investigating an incident in West Springfield where a pedestrian was hit by a car and President Biden gifted Russia's president, Vladimir Putin a pair of shades mad in Massachusetts. Also, meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast.