More than 80% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose; almost 63% are fully vaccinated
information gathered by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (September 18, 2021) – On Friday the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 25,956 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 285 additional deaths since reporting last Friday, September 10, 2021.
As of Thursday night, 2,082 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 502 patients were in the ICU and 275 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
More than 80% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and almost 63%% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of Illinois’ total population, more than 67% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and more than 52% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated.
The South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association maintains a COVID dashboard aggregating data from villages throughout the south suburbs. Highlights from Lansing are listed below:
- 7-day new cases: 70 (last week: 78)
- Cumulative total cases to date: 3,827
- Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 20 (Previous reported total: 20)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 4.94% (Last Friday: 6.74%)
Illinois interactive graphs
The graphs below are created by HiGeorge and are “live,” so they are continually updated as new data are released from official sources.