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

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 8,737 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 127 additional deaths Saturday.

The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate decreased to 8.9%.

The state received the results of 126,888 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Saturday afternoon, for a total of 11,713,184 tests.

Illinois has seen 841,688 cases of the virus, and 14,176 people have died since the pandemic began. 

As of late Friday night, Illinois had 5,048 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Of those hospitalizations, 1,072 were in intensive care units and 627 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 from 12.4% to 12%. Currently, 23.4% of medical/surgical beds are available and 28.4% of ICU beds.

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

Within this region, McHenry County’s seven-day positivity rate average decreased to 13.9%. Lake County, which does about two-thirds of the testing in the region, is reporting a rolling average of 11.5%.

The McHenry/Lake region has a rolling, seven-day average of 295 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Hospitalizations have decreased nine out of the past 10 days in this region

Finally, within the Lake/McHenry region, there are 58 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 slightly to 13.3%. Currently, 13.3% of medical/surgical beds are available and 16.6% of ICU beds.

The region has five 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 557 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%, and DuPage County is at 12.4%.

Finally, within the DuPage/Kane region, there are 72 available, staffed ICU beds out of 330 total.

The South Suburban region (Will and Kankakee counties) has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate remained flat at 14.2%. Currently, 16.8% of medical/surgical beds are available and 19.8% of ICU beds.

The region has nine consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and four 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 27 available, staffed ICU beds out of 146 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 from 13.8% to 12.9%. Currently, 26.8% of medical/surgical beds are available and 19.4% of ICU beds.

The region has two consecutive days 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 11.2%, Lee County’s rate decreased to 13.8%, and Whiteside County’s rate decreased to 10.4%.

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 from 12.7% to 12.1%. Currently, 20.9% of medical/surgical beds are available and 14.6% of ICU beds.

The region has 11 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 seven out of the past 10 days in Region 2.

Within this region, La Salle County’s seven-day positivity rate decreased to 11%.

Finally, within this region, there are 34 available, staffed ICU beds out of 235.

Chicago has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate decreased slightly to 12.3%. Currently, 18.1% of medical/surgical beds are available and 20.1% of ICU beds.

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

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

Suburban Cook County has seen zero consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate increased from 12.7% to 13.1%. Currently, 18% of medical/surgical beds are available and 16.6% of ICU beds.

The region has 11 consecutive days under 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.

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

Newly reported deaths include:

• Bond County: 1 male 80s

• Boone County: 1 female 80s

• Bureau County: 1 female 80s, 1 female over 100

• Champaign County: 1 male 90s

• Clinton County: 1 female 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s

• Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 4 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 5 females 90s, 5 males 90s

• Crawford County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s

• DeKalb County: 2 males 80s

• DeWitt County: 1 female 80s

• Douglas County: 1 male 60s

• DuPage County: 2 males 70s, 2 females 90s

• Edgar County: 1 female 80s

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

• Ford County 1 female 80s

• Fulton County: 1 male 70s

• Grundy County: 1 female 70s

• Henry County: 1 female 80s

• Kane County: 1 female 50s, 2 females 90s

• Kankakee County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

• Kendall County: 1 male 70s

• Knox County: 1 female 80s

• Lake County: 2 females 70s, 1 male 80s

• La Salle County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

• Lawrence County: 1 male 50s

• Lee County: 1 male 60s

• Logan County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s

• Macon County: 1 male 70s

• Macoupin County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s

• Madison County: 2 males 70s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s

• Marion County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s

• McLean County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s

• Menard County: 1 female 80s

• Mercer County: 1 female 70s

• Morgan County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s

• Perry County: 1 female 90s

• Rock Island County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 90s

• Sangamon County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s

• Scott County: 1 male 90s

• St. Clair County: 1 male 80s

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

• Vermilion County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s

• Warren County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s

• Wayne County: 1 female 90s

• Whiteside County: 1 male 70s

• Will County: 1 male 60s, 3 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 90s

• Williamson County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s

• Winnebago County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s

• Woodford County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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