information gathered by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (November 26, 2021) – Before Thanksgiving the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 21,034 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional deaths since their previous report on November 19, 2021.
As of Wednesday night, November 23, 1,982 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 384 patients were in the ICU and 150 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. At that time, IDPH was reporting a total of 1,784,900 cases, including 26,313 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.
Also as of Wednesday night, a total of 17,031,036 vaccines have been administered in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 64,199 doses. Of Illinois’ total population, approximately 67% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and almost 61% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
“Vaccination is the key to ending this pandemic,” says the release from IDPH. Vaccination locations can be found at www.vaccines.gov.
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: 62 (last week: 71)
- Cumulative total cases to date: 4,264
- Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 20 (Previous reported total: 20)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 3.02% (Last Friday: 3.52%)
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.
Indiana interactive graphs
Lake County interactive graphs
Lake County cases
Lake County deaths