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information gathered by Melanie Jongsma
CHICAGO, Ill. (January 14, 2023) – “I am encouraged to see COVID-19 community levels once again declining and hospital capacity remaining stable this week,” said IDPH Director Dr. Sameer Vohra. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported on Friday that the number of counties at an elevated level for COVID-19 is 59 this week, compared to 73 the previous week.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,997,877 cases, including 35,927 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois since the beginning of the pandemic.
As of Thursday night, 1,395 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 169 patients were in the ICU and 62 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.
Illinois interactive graphs
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