COVID-19 data and visuals published May 18, 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. (May 18, 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: 3,443 (Previous reported total: 3,439)
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 20 (Previous day’s total: 20)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 2.55% (reported May 15, 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 1,495 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 21 additional deaths.

Illinois cases

Illinois deaths

Illinois testing

Illinois vaccinations

A total of 10,433,777 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 56,593 doses. Yesterday, 25,936 doses were reported administered in Illinois. The server pharmacies use was experiencing delays, and some doses administered at pharmacies are missing from yesterday’s number. The issue looks to be resolved, and those doses are expected to be included with tomorrow’s data.


Indiana cases

Indiana deaths

Indiana testing

Lake County (the Indiana county that borders Lansing)

Lake County cases

Lake County deaths



  1. How do I see the story about Homewood and the CC, every time I click on the link the COVID stats come up?

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