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COVID-19 numbers: April 24

Fully vaccinated:

Flossmoor Homewood South
District
Suburban
Region
State

34.5%

29%

19.2%

24.2%

29.21%

Region 10 (includes H-F)

Positive test rate: 4.9% ↓
Consecutive days under 8% test positivity: 95

Consecutive days ICU beds equal or over 20% threshold: 1 (20%)

(Source: IDPH. Updated April 21)

Homewood

Cases: 1,639 (+7)
(since the pandemic began)
Fully vaccinated: 29%
Deaths: 52
Case rate: 84.82 per 1,000 people
Case trend: +74% 
(past 2 weeks compared to previous 2 weeks)

Flossmoor

Cases: 775 (+5) 
(since the pandemic began)
Fully vaccinated: 34.5%
Deaths: 15 
Case rate: 81.89 per 1,000 people
Case trend: +38% 
(past 2 weeks compared to previous 2 weeks)

Source: Cook County Department of Public Health (Updated April 23)

Suburban Cook County

Cases: 236,648
Deaths: 4,227
936,965 (People with at least 1 vaccine dose)
550,051 (People who have completed vaccine series)
40.7% (Percentage of population with at least 1 dose)
23.7% (Percentage of population fully vaccinated)
Source: Cook County Public Health (Updated April 23)

Cook County

Cases: 522,552
Source: Johns Hopkins University & Medical Center Coronavirus Resource Center (Updated April 20)
Deaths: 10,240

Source: Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office (Updated April 22)

Illinois

New cases today: 2,907
New deaths today: 25
Vaccination (percent of state population): 29.21%
Total vaccine doses received: 10,893,875
Total vaccine doses administered: 8,736,002
7-day rolling average of doses administered: 113,814

New tests today: 94,766
Positive test rate: 3.6% 
Total cases: 1,318,998
Total deaths: 21,802
Recovery rate: 98%
(Source: IDPH. Updated April 24)

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.

This graph shows the trends for daily new cases in Illinois since the pandemic began.

 

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