Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Week by week: COVID-19 cases in Illinois UPDATE


Total tests (positive and negative) as of 5/18:  603,241 -- a one-week increase of 160,816 compared to 109,278 on 5/11.

Illinois -- the Chicago consolidated metropolitan statistics area (CMSA) in particular, remains a hot spot.  17,478 new cases during the past week compared to 15,767 the previous week.



COVID-19 deaths in Illinois are projected to peak on April 12. Total projected deaths:  946.  (NPR)



As of May 18, Illinois has reported 4,234 deaths.

Deaths reported:
  • As of March 16 -        0
  • As of March 23 -      12
  • As of March 30 -      73  (+  61)
  • As of April     6 -    307  (+234)
  • As of April   13 -    794  (+487)
  • As of April   20 - 1,349  (+555)
  • As of April   27 - 1,983  (+959)
  • As of May      4 - 2,662  (+679)
  • As of May    11 - 3,459  (+797)
  • As of May    18 - 4,234  (+775)


Related posts:
Alabama.  (5/18/2020)
Arkansas.  (5/13/2020)
California.  5/17/2020)
Connecticut.  (5/15/2020)
Florida.  (5/19/2020)
Georgia.  (5/19/2020)
Idaho.  (5/16/2020)
Illinois.  (5/19/2020)
Indiana.  (5/15/2020)
Iowa.  (5/16/2020)
Kansas.  (5/14/2020)
Kentucky.  (5/14/2020)
Louisiana.  (5/16/2020)
Maryland.  (5/11/2020)
Massachusetts.  (5/12/2020)
Michigan.  (5/19/2020)
Minnesota.  (5/14/2020)
Mississippi.  (5/18/2020)
Nebraska.  (5/14/2020)
New Jersey,  (5/19/2020)
New York.  (5/19/2020)
North Dakota.  (5/17/2020)
Ohio.  (5/16/2020)
Pennsylvania.  (5/12/2020)
South Dakota.  (5/14/2020)
Tennessee.  (5/15/2020)
Texas (5/16/2020)
Virginia.  (5/15/2020)
Washington State.  (5/14/2020)
Wisconsin.  (5/18/2020)

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Screenshot of top coronavirus reporting in the Chicago Tribune (3/30/2020)




New Illinois coronavirus cases top 1,000 for the first time; Pritzker warns increases likely to continue into April.  (Chicago Tribune, 3/29/2020)
Pritzker, who has frequently criticized the federal government for providing an inadequate number of test kits, said public and commercial labs in Illinois are now running 4,000 tests daily, a number that within 10 days should be up to 10,000.

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