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Here's where every health region in Illinois stands as of Friday

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 9,420 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 190 additional deaths Friday.

The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate decreased to 9.4%, a drop of 0.1 percentage points over Thursday.

The state received the results of 104,448 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Thursday afternoon, for a total of 11,586,296 tests.

Illinois has seen 832,951 cases of the virus, and 14,050 people have died since the pandemic began. 

As of Friday, Illinois had 5,141 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, a decrease of 146 patients over yesterday’s update. Of those hospitalizations, 1,081 were in intensive care units and 635 were on ventilators.

To see definitions of key terms used in our COVID-19 updates, read this article titled, “Feeling lost in keeping up with the news?”

Regional update: Currently, all 11 of the state’s health regions are under additional mitigation measures from the IDPH, and as of Nov. 20, all 11 regions are under Tier 3 mitigations.

Regional data from the IDPH remains on a three-day lag.

Confused about the different tiers and phases of the governor’s COVID-19 response? Read this explanation of the Restore Illinois plan and its metrics.

The North Suburban region (McHenry and Lake counties) has seen zero consecutive days under 12% for its COVID-19 test positivity rate. The region’s positivity rate decreased slightly to 12.4%. Currently, 21.1% of medical/surgical beds are available and 26.4% of ICU beds.

The region has 11 consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and five consecutive days over the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

Within this region, McHenry County’s seven-day positivity rate average decreased to 14.3%. Lake County, which does about two-thirds of the testing in the region, is reporting a rolling average of 11.8%.

Finally, within the Lake/McHenry region, there are 45 available, staffed ICU beds out of 188 total.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 13.4%. Currently, 11.9% of medical/surgical beds are available and 15.3% of ICU beds.

The region has four consecutive days under the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and 11 consecutive days under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

The Kane/DuPage region has a rolling, seven-day average of 574 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Hospitalizations have decreased 10 out of the past 10 days in this region.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average is at 15.2%, and DuPage County is at 12.5%.

Finally, within the DuPage/Kane region, there are 45 available, staffed ICU beds out of 344 total.

The South Suburban region (Will and Kankakee counties) has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to at 14.2%. Currently, 17.3% of medical/surgical beds are available and 20.8% of ICU beds.

The region has eight consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and three days under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

Hospitalizations have decreased 10 out of the past 10 days in this region.

Finally, within the Will/Kankakee region, there are 33 available, staffed ICU beds out of 162 total.

The North region (Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties) has seen zero consecutive days under the 12% positivity rate. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 13.8%. Currently, 24.6% of medical/surgical beds are available and 19.4% of ICU beds.

The region has one consecutive day above the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and 11 consecutive days above the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

Hospitalizations have decreased 10 out of the past 10 days in Region 1.

Within this region, DeKalb County’s positivity rate decreased to 12.8%, Lee County’s rate increased to 15.2%, and Whiteside County’s rate decreased to 12.5%.

Finally, within this region, there are 33 available, staffed ICU beds out of 179 total.

The North-Central region (Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren and Woodford counties) has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 12.7%. Currently, 20.3% of medical/surgical beds are available and 14.4% of ICU beds.

The region has ten consecutive days under the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and 11 consecutive days above the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

Hospitalizations have decreased nine out of the past 10 days in Region 2.

Within this region, La Salle County’s seven-day positivity rate decreased to 11.7%.

Finally, within this region, there are 35 available, staffed ICU beds out of 255.

Chicago has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 12.4%. Currently, 18% of medical/surgical beds are available and 19.8% of ICU beds.

The region has one day below the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and three straight days under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

Hospitalizations have decreased nine out of the past 10 days in this region.

Suburban Cook County has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 12.7%. Currently, 17.9% of medical/surgical beds are available and 16.3% of ICU beds.

The region has ten consecutive days under the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and two day under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

Hospitalizations have decreased 10 out of the past 10 days in this region.

To see how other regions across the state are doing, see the full IDPH dashboard here.

Newly reported deaths include:

Adams County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s

Boone County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

Carroll County: 1 female 70s

Cass County: 1 male 70s

Champaign County: 1 female 60s

Christian County: 1 male 80s

Clark County: 1 female 90s

Clay County: 1 male 60s

Clinton County: 1 female 90s

Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 2 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 6 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 9 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 11 males 70s, 7 females 80s, 8 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 6 males 90s, 1 male 100+

DeKalb County: 1 female 80s

DuPage County: 3 females 80s, 5 females 90s, 3 males 90s, 2 females 100+

Effingham County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s

Gallatin County: 1 male 80s

Grundy County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s

Hamilton County: 1 female 70s

Henry County: 1 female 90s

Iroquois County: 2 females 80s

Jefferson County: 1 male 70s

Kane County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s

Kendall County: 2 males 70s

Lake County: 1 male 50s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s

La Salle County: 1 female 80s

Lawrence County: 1 male 50s

Lee County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 90s

Livingston County: 1 male 80s

Macon County: 1 male 80s

Macoupin County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s

Madison County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 males 90s

Marion County: 1 female 60s

Massac County: 1 female 60s

McHenry County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s

McLean County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s, 1 female 100+

Menard County: 1 female 70s

Mercer County: 1 male 90s

Monroe County: 1 male 80s

Morgan County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 90s

Ogle County: 1 female 80s

Peoria County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s

Rock Island County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s

Sangamon County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s

Shelby County: 1 male 70s

St. Clair County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s

Tazewell County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s

Vermilion County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

Washington County: 1 male 70s

Whiteside County: 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s

Will County: 4 males 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s

Williamson County: 1 female 90s

Winnebago County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s

Woodford County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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