January 22, 2022
Coronavirus

IDPH announces another 3,639 new COVID-19 cases, 17 new deaths

In Illinois, 6.63 million people are now fully vaccinated

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,639 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 17 additional deaths Tuesday.

For Monday, the state administered 18,636 shots.

The state received the results of 54,010 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Tuesday afternoon. The state’s positivity rate is 5.4%

Illinois has seen 1,470,452 total cases of the virus, and 23,640 people have died. The state has conducted a total of 27,833,923 tests since the start of the pandemic.

As of late Monday, Illinois had 1,952 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, the most since May 6. Of those, 446 were in intensive care units, and 211 were on ventilators.

Vaccine update: As of Tuesday, IDPH reported a total of 15,425,975 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed statewide, with 13,666,507 vaccines administered.

As of Tuesday, 6,630,160 Illinoisans have been fully vaccinated, or 52.04% of the population. Illinois has a population of 12,741,080 people.

Among Illinois residents 12 and older:

Fully Vaccinated: 6,298,887 (58.1%)

At Least 1 Dose: 8,131,344 (75%)

Among Illinois residents 18 and older:

Fully Vaccinated: 5,920,443 (60.1%)

At Least 1 Dose: 7,564,113 (76.8%)

Among Illinois residents 65 and older:

Fully Vaccinated: 1,556,163 (76.2%)

At Least 1 Dose: 1,891,904 (92.6%)

There can be as much as a 72-hour delay in reporting from health care providers on vaccines administered.

In northern Illinois, here is the percentage of the population fully vaccinated by county:

Chicago: 53.84%

Suburban Cook: 57.57%

Lake: 54.72%

McHenry: 52.77%

DuPage: 61.99%

Kane: 52.33%

Will: 52.37%

Kendall: 53.37%

La Salle: 47.22%

Grundy: 44.39%

DeKalb: 45.63%

Ogle: 45.10%

Lee: 48.79%

Whiteside: 44.33%

Bureau 44.41%

Regional update: All 11 regions in the state are in Phase 5.

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

The North Suburban (McHenry and Lake counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 6.1%. Currently, 21% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, McHenry County’s seven-day positivity rate average increased to 8.2%. Lake County, which does about two-thirds of the testing in the region, is reporting a rolling average of 5.5%.

Hospitalizations have increased 22 consecutive days in this region. The region is up to a total of 89 COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 6.0%. Currently, 22% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate increased to 7.1%, and DuPage County’s increased to 5.5%.

Hospitalizations have increased 26 consecutive days in this region. The region is up to 166 total COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The South Suburban (Will and Kankakee counties) region’s positivity rate stayed increased to 6.9%. Currently, 21% of ICU beds are available.

Hospitalizations have increased 21 consecutive days in this region. The region is up to 82 total COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

The North (Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties) region’s positivity rate stayed flat at 6.4%.

Currently, 17% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, DeKalb County’s positivity rate increased to 8.3%, Lee County’s rate increased to 2.1%, and Whiteside County’s went up to 4.4%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable one out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to 73 total COVID-19 hospitalizations.

The North-Central (Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren and Woodford counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 5.8%.

Within this region, La Salle County’s seven-day positivity rate increased to 5.0%. Currently, 19% of ICU beds are available. Hospitalizations increased 21 consecutive days in this region. The region is up to a total of 137 COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

Chicago’s positivity rate increased to 4.0%. Currently, 18% of ICU beds are available. Hospitalizations increased 16 consecutive days in this region.

Suburban Cook County’s positivity rate increased to 5.0%. Currently, 19% of ICU beds are available. Hospitalizations increased 31 consecutive days in this region.

John Sahly

John Sahly

John Sahly is the digital editor for the Shaw Media Local News Network. He has been with Shaw Media since 2008, previously serving as the Northwest Herald's digital editor, and the Daily Chronicle sports editor and sports reporter.