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COVID-19 data and visuals published March 25, 2021

information gathered from Johns Hopkins University by HiGeorge; information gathered from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the SSMMA COVID dashboard by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (March 25, 2021) – This post includes data for the village of Lansing and data visuals for the states of Illinois and Indiana.


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: 3,095 (Previous reported total: 3,089)
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 18 (Previous day’s total: 18)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 5.52% (reported March 22)


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 2,190 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 35 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 March 18-24, 2021, is 2.7%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from March 18-24, 2021, is 3.2%.

Illinois vaccinations

A total of 6,091,965 vaccine doses have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 414,900 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities. This brings the total Illinois doses to 6,506,865. A total of 5,154,908 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight, including 364,144 for long-term care facilities.

The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 101,175 doses. Yesterday, 118,544 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

Vaccine data has been adjusted to address the previously reported data discrepancy, and now includes doses administered on previous days that were initially excluded from the system. They were not uploaded because the records included only partial information about recipients. In order to more accurately reflect the total number of doses actually administered, changes to software coding were made to allow the system to accept reports with only partial information. This accounts for roughly 100,000 doses. IDPH has reached out to our pharmacy partners to remind them of the importance of entering information in all fields when vaccine is administered.


Indiana cases

Indiana deaths

Indiana testing

Lake County (the Indiana county that borders Lansing)

Lake County cases

Lake County deaths

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.