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COVID-19 data and visuals published May 5, 2021

“Illinois has administered more doses than the national average,” says IDPH; 60% of Illinois adults and 80% of seniors have received at least one dose of vaccine

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. (May 5, 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: 3,381 (Previous reported total: 3,375)
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 20 (Previous day’s total: 20)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 5.56% (reported May 2, 2021)


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 2,410 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional deaths.

Illinois cases

Illinois deaths

Illinois testing

Illinois vaccinations

As President Biden sets the goal of vaccinating 70% of adults by July 4, 2021, Illinois has administered more doses than the national average and will continue to pursue innovative strategies to encourage all eligible residents to get vaccinated.

A total of 9,546,833 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 71,219 doses. Yesterday, 96,415 doses were reported administered in Illinois, including approximately 40,000 doses that were not reported by pharmacies over the weekend because of a national system issue. Additional doses could also be added.


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.