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COVID-19 numbers: April 12

Vaccination progress (full doses):

South District Suburban Region State
15.3% 18.8%

22.69%

Region 10 (includes H-F)

Positive test rate: 5.3% ↓
Consecutive days under 8% test positivity: 82

Consecutive days ICU beds over 20% threshold: 101 (20%)

Days of COVID-19 patient decreases or stable: 187 (29 consecutive days of increases)

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(Source: IDPH. Updated April 9)

Homewood

Cases: 1,581 (+17)
(since the pandemic began)
Deaths: 52
Case rate: 81.82 per 1,000 people
Case trend: +115% 
(past 2 weeks compared to previous 2 weeks)

Flossmoor

Cases: 752 (+7) 
(since the pandemic began)
Deaths: 15 
Case rate: 79.46 per 1,000 people
Case trend: +82%
(past 2 weeks compared to previous 2 weeks)

Source: Cook County Department of Public Health (Updated April 9)

Suburban Cook County

Cases: 230,526
Deaths: 4,162
809,489 (People with at least 1 vaccine dose)
428,573 (People who have completed vaccine series)
35.6% (Percentage of population with at least 1 dose)
18.8% (Percentage of population fully vaccinated)
Source: Cook County Public Health (Updated April 9)

Cook County

Cases: 508,426
Source: Johns Hopkins University & Medical Center Coronavirus Resource Center (Updated April 9)
Deaths: 10,102
Source: Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office (Updated April 12)

Illinois

New cases today: 2,433
New deaths today: 18
Vaccination (percent of state population): 22.69%
Total vaccine doses received: 9,001,105
Total vaccine doses administered: 7,243,383
7-day rolling average of doses administered: 132,188

New tests today: 53,115
Positive test rate: 4.4% ↑
Total cases: 1,282,205
Total deaths: 21,523
Recovery rate: 98%
(Source: IDPH. Updated April 12)

This graph shows the state’s progress in receiving and administering COVID-19 vaccines. The scale on the right is the measure of vaccine doses received. The scale on the left is the measure of doses administered and the seven-day rolling average of administered doses.

This graph shows trends in cases (the dark line) and deaths (the gold bars) in Illinois since the beginning of the year. The two reports are at different scales but show the trajectories in each category. The scale for cases (thousands) is on the right. The scale for deaths (hundreds) is on the left.

This graph shows state hospitalizations (the blue line), the number of people in intensive care units (ICU, the yellow bars) and the number of people on ventilators (green bars) since the beginning of the year.

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