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Weekly COVID-19 data, published February 10, 2022

Cases drop by half for second week in a row

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (February 10, 2022) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 29,939 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an increase of 499 deaths since February 4, 2022. For the second week in a row, the number of cases reported (29,939) is less than half as many as were reported during the previous week (60,389).

As of last night, 2,380 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 432 patients were in the ICU and 238 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators. Illinois has a total of 20,987 medical and surgical beds in hospitals throughout the state, and 3,535 ICU beds.

A total of 20,803,108 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. Of Illinois’ total population, more than 75% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, 66% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, and 48% is 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: 132 (last week: 127)
  • Cumulative total cases to date: 6,698
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 28 (Previous reported total: 27)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 5.38% (Last Friday: 5.57%)

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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Indiana testing

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.