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Weekly COVID-19 data, published April 29, 2022

Lansing positivity rate surges to 20.9%

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (April 29, 2022) – Today IDPH reported 24,646 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 46 deaths since April 22, 2022. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,138,682 cases, including 33,614 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois since the beginning of the pandemic.

As of last night, 732 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 75 patients were in the ICU and 32 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.


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: 47 (last week: 25)
  • Cumulative total cases to date: 6,901
  • Cumulative total of COVID-19 deaths: 28 (Previous reported total: 28)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 20.9% (Last Friday: 4.14%)

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.