COVID-19 data and visuals published February 16, 2021

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information gathered from Johns Hopkins University by HiGeorge and the SSMMA COVID dashboard by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (February 16, 2021) – 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: 2,940 (Previous reported total: 2,937)
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 16 (Previous day’s total: 16)
  • Most recent reported positivity rate: 3.81% (February 13)

Illinois

The graphs below are created by HiGeorge and are “live,” so they are continually updated as new data are released from official sources.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,348 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 32 additional deaths.

Illinois cases

Illinois deaths

Illinois testing

Case positivity and test positivity rate are both relevant and offer insight into the bigger COVID-19 picture. Case positivity helps us understand whether changes in the number of confirmed cases is due to more testing or due to more infections. Test positivity accounts for repeated testing and helps us understand how the virus is spreading in the population over time.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from February 9–15, 2021, is 2.8%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from February 9–15, 2021, is 3.4%.

Indiana

Indiana cases

Indiana deaths

Indiana testing

Lake County (the Indiana county that borders Lansing)

Lake County cases

Lake County cases