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Weekly COVID-19 data, published January 21, 2022

7-day new cases in Lansing down by nearly 200 compared to last week

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (January 21, 2022) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 183,722 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an increase of 746 deaths since January 14, 2022.

As of last night, 6,054 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 972 patients were in the ICU and 560 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.


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: 312 (last week: 506)
  • Cumulative total cases to date: 6,446
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 25 (Previous reported total: 25)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 9.25% (Last Friday: 14.5%)

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.

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Indiana interactive graphs

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Lake County interactive graphs

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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.