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Weekly COVID-19 data, published January 28, 2022

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2022) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 123,812 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an increase of 843 deaths since January 21, 2022.

As of last night, 4,533 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 800 patients were in the ICU, and 460 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: 165 (last week: 312)
  • Cumulative total cases to date: 6,566
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 25 (Previous reported total: 26)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 6.87% (Last Friday: 9.25%)

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.