COVID-19 data and visuals published November 6, 2020

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4,090 Illinoisans hospitalized with COVID-19; 786 in ICU; 339 on ventilators

information gathered from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the SSMMA COVID dashboard

LANSING, Ill. (November 6, 2020) – This post includes data for the village of Lansing and data visuals for the state of Illinois.

Lansing

The South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association has created a COVID dashboard aggregating data from villages throughout the south suburbs. Highlights from Lansing are listed below:

  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 cases: 1,248 (Previous day’s total: 1,226)
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 12 (Previous day’s total: 12)
  • Current positivity rate: 9.19% (Previous day’s rate: 9.11%)

Illinois

The graphs below are created by HiGeorge and are “live,” so they are continually updated as new data is released from official sources. For that reason, the numbers within a graph might not match the number in the text of this post, depending on when the post is being viewed.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 10,376 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 49 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 465,540 cases, including 10,079 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 98,401 specimens for a total 8,215,129. As of last night, 4,090 people in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 786 patients were in the ICU, and 339 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

Cases

Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, beginning November 6, 2020, and going forward, IDPH will report confirmed cases and probable cases combined. A confirmed case is laboratory confirmed via molecular test. A probable case meets clinical criteria AND is epidemiologically linked, or has a positive antigen test. If a probable case is later confirmed, the case will be deduplicated and will be counted only once. Probable deaths and confirmed deaths will continue to be reported separately.

Deaths

Testing

IDPH now includes both molecular and antigen tests in the number of statewide total tests performed in Illinois.

Indiana

Readers interested in Indiana COVID data can find current info and data visuals here.