information gathered by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (January 8, 2022) – Yesterday the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 201,428 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an increase of 444 deaths since December 31, 2021. IDPH is currently reporting a total of 2,382,437 cases, including 28,361 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.
As of Thursday night, 7,096 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 1,123 patients were in the ICU and 639 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
A total of 19,535,937 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. Since December 31, 2021, 294,687 doses were reported administered in Illinois. Of Illinois’ total population, 73% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 64% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, and 40% boosted, 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: 804 (last week: 640)
- Cumulative total cases to date: 5,969
- Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 25 (Previous reported total: 24)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 20.9% (Last Friday: 19.8%)
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