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Weekly COVID-19 data, published December 3, 2021

Lansing COVID deaths increase for first time since April 23, 2021

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (December 3, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 42,559 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 182 additional deaths since November 26, 2021.

As of last night, 2,582 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 534 patients were in the ICU, and 221 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. Currently IDPH is reporting a total of 1,835,076 cases, including 26,535 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years.

Also as of last midnight, a total of 17,508,319 vaccines have been administered in Illinois. Since Friday, November 26, 2021, 380,710 doses were reported administered in Illinois. Of Illinois’ total population, approximately 69% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose; more than 61% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 36% of Illinois’ eligible adults have received a booster dose of vaccine.

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: 94 (last week: 71)
  • Cumulative total cases to date: 4,353
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 21 (Previous reported total: 20)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 4.6% (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.

Illinois cases

Illinois deaths

Illinois testing

Indiana interactive graphs

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Lake County interactive graphs

Lake County cases

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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.