information gathered by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (March 18, 2022) – On Friday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 7,467 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an increase of 123 deaths since March 11, 2022.
As of Thursday night, 528 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 88 patients were in the ICU and 35 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 21,273,924 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. Of Illinois’ total population, more than 76% has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, 68% of Illinois’ total population is fully vaccinated, and more than 49% 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: 21 (last week: 13)
- Cumulative total cases to date: 6,801
- Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 28 (Previous reported total: 28)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 1.8% (Last Friday: .9%)
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