In Illinois today more than a month in Phase Four of the “Restore Illinois” plan, where each of the state health care regions stands on the basic metrics related to the pandon coronavirus?
Here is a look at each region and its current performance on positivity rates and availability of hospital beds, ICU beds and fans, provided by the Illinois Department of Health.
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On July 15, Gov. JB Pritzker that he decided to further divide the state from four of the 11 separate health care regions.
Here’s how each region stands with notes on each one:
Region 1: NORTH Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago
This region has seen seven straight days of increasing positivity, with the rate rising from 3.6 percent to 5.2 percent.
Region 2: NORTH-CENTRAL Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren, Woodford
This region saw a seven-day increase in positivity, with the rate rising from 4 percent to 4.4 percent.
Region 3: WEST-CENTRAL Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Greene, Hancock, Jersey, Logan, Macoupin, Mason, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott
The region’s positivity rate, which includes Springfield, has climbed from 3.3 percent to 4.3 percent over the past nine days, with seven straight days rising. The hospitals remained almost flat.
Region 4: METRO EAST Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington
As has been the case for several days, this region is waiting near the 8 percent threshold that will prompt the increase in restrictions. On July 19, it was at 6.9 percent, and now it is at 7.7 percent.
Region 5: SOUTHERN Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson
This region has seen a significant uptick in positivity rates. The number was 4.6 percent on July 19, and is now at 6.5 percent.
Region 6: EAST-CENTRAL Campaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Lawrence, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Richland, Shelby, Vermillion
Positive rates are still relatively low in this region, but have risen, as the rate has risen from 2.4 percent to 3.1 percent in the last nine days. This region also sees a small disturbance in hospital admissions.
Region 7: SOUTH SUBURBAN Kankakee, Will
Hospitalizations remained almost flat over the past week, with a slight decline, but the positivity rate increased from 4.9 percent to 6.3 percent over the past nine days.
Region 8: WEST SUBURBAN DuPage, Kane
The rate of positivity in this region is entering, but hospitals are declining a few days before a slight increase recently.
Region 9: NORTH SUBURBAN Lake, McHenry
The positivity rate in this region rose from 4.0 percent to 5.3 percent last week, according to IDPH figures. The hospital admission rate has decreased in recent days.
Region 10: SUBURBAN COOK Suburban Cook County
Hospitalizations dropped slightly in the last week or so, while positivity rates rose from 4.8 percent on July 19 to 5.7 percent on July 28.
Region 11: CHICAGO City of Chicago
The positive rate was largely flat and even declining for a while, but has inched up the last few days, standing at 4.8 percent on July 28th.