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Weekly COVID-19 data, released March 17, 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. (March 18, 2023) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has recorded a total of 4,092,258 cases and 36,494 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois since the beginning of the pandemic. The department is reporting 8,966 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois in the week ending March 12, and 63 deaths.

As of Thursday night, 824 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 107 patients were in the ICU and 36 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.