Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Connect with us:

Weekly COVID-19 data, published December 31, 2021

Three new COVID deaths in Lansing this week

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (December 31, 2021) – Yesterday the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 128,246 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an increase of 386 deaths since December 23, 2021. IDPH is reporting a total of 2,149,548 cases, including 27,821 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

As of Wednesday night, 5,689 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,010 patients were in the ICU, and 565 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

A total of 19,176,277 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of midnight Wednesday. Since Thursday, December 23, 2021, 322,324 doses were reported administered in Illinois. Of Illinois’ total population, more than 72% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and more than 64% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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: 640 (last week: 381)
  • Cumulative total cases to date: 5,358
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 24 (Previous reported total: 21)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 19.8% (Last Friday: 13.3%)

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

Indiana cases

Indiana deaths

Indiana testing

Lake County interactive graphs

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.