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Weekly COVID-19 data, released February 24, 2023

Note: We’ve changed the layout of this post in order to make the charts more readable.

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

CHICAGO, Ill. (February 25, 2023) – “We are happy to report that COVID-19 community levels continue to remain stable this week,” said Dr. Sameer Vohra, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). “However, we know that the virus is still circulating with the potential to cause serious illness, especially to those most at-risk.”

IDPH has recorded a total of 4,062,200 cases and 36,334 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois since the beginning of the pandemic. The department is reporting 11,248 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois in the week ending February 19, and 37 deaths.

As of Thursday night, 959 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 108 patients were in the ICU and 41 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

The state is winding down its disaster proclamation, which will officially end on May 11. The Lansing Journal will continue to report COVID-19 data as long as we receive information from the state.

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.