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Coronavirus

Here's where each health region in northern Illinois stands as of Tuesday

IDPH: 1,549 new COVID-19 cases, 20 new deaths

A woman wears mask as she looks at signs of closed Illinois Secretary of State Facility due to COVID -19 in Deerfield, Ill., Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
A woman wears mask as she looks at signs of closed Illinois Secretary of State Facility due to COVID -19 in Deerfield, Ill., Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

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Illinois reported 20 deaths and 1,549 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The state tested 41,362 people over the previous 24 hours. Illinois’ seven-day rolling positivity rate remained flat at 4.1%. Illinois has now seen 196,948 total cases of the virus and 7,657 people have died. A total of 3,147,703 tests have been conducted.

As of late Monday night, Illinois had 1,459 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Of those, 336 were in the ICU and 127 were on ventilators.

Regional update: According to a July 15 update to the governor's COVID-19 response plan, the state will be tracking public health metrics in a slightly different way to monitor any potential resurgences of the coronavirus. Additional restrictions can be placed on any of the state's 11 health regions if the region sustains an increase in its average positivity rate for seven days out of a ten day period.

A region may also become more restrictive if there is a seven-day increase in hospital admissions for COVID-19-related illness or a reduction in hospital medical/surgical beds or ICU capacity below 20%. If a region reports three consecutive days with greater than an 8% average positivity rate, additional infection mitigation will be considered through a tiered system of restriction guidelines offered by the IDPH.

The North Suburban region (McHenry and Lake counties) has seen six days of positivity increases and four days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased for the fourth straight day, this time to 5.6%. Currently 45% of medical/surgical beds are available and 55% of ICU beds.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen two days of positivity increases and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate remained flat at 4.6%. Currently 36% of medical/surgical beds are available and 49% of ICU beds.

The South Suburban region (Will and Kankakee counties) has seen six days of positivity increases and five days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased for the third straight day, this time to 6.7%. Currently 36% of medical/surgical beds are available and 33% of ICU beds.

The North region (Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties) has seen four days of positivity increase and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate decreased to 4.3%. Currently 47% of medical/surgical beds are available and 65% of ICU beds.

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 six days of positivity increases and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate remained flat at 5.3%. Currently 42% of medical/surgical beds are available and 50% of ICU beds.

Chicago has seen four days of positivity increases and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate decreased to 4.9%. Currently 30% of medical/surgical beds are available and 41% of ICU beds.

Suburban Cook County has seen four days of positivity increases and three days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate remained flat at 5.8%. Currently 34% of medical/surgical beds are available and 38% of ICU beds.

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

Newly reported deaths include:

Adams County: 1 male 90s

Coles County: 1 male 80s

Cook County: 1 male 60s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s

DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s

Franklin County: 1 female 70s

Jackson County: 1 female 60s

Kankakee County: 1 male 60s

Lake County: 1 male 80s

Livingston County: 1 female 60s

Logan County: 1 male 70s

Peoria County: 1 female 90s

Perry County: 1 female 90s

Wayne County: 1 female 70s

Will County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 70s

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