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Chicago enters COVID-19 Warning Territory, Kankakee remains, Iroquois, Grundy added

Chicago has entered warning territory for COVID-19 risk metrics this week. New data was released by the Illinois Department of Public Health early Saturday morning.

A warning is issued for territory when an area climbs above the recommended 50 per 100,000 residents. Chicago reported 52 per 100,000 residents during the period running June 21st to June 27th. The City remained in positive territory for ICU beds, percent of all positive tests during a week, and deaths reported.  

Over 41,000 residents were tested during the period.

Other Counties entering the Warning Territory for the first time this week included Iroquois and Grundy County. Iroquois hit the warning 50 residents testing positive in a week per 100,000 residents while Grundy entered on account of deaths in a week, with one.

Kankakee County remained in warning territory, adding to its totals from the previous week with 112 per 100,000 residents. The county reported four deaths during the week and tested just fewer than 2,000 residents.

Full details from the IDPH County Level COVID-19 Risk Metrics can be found below or on IDPH’s website here.

Per Capita Warnings

Chicago: 52 per 100k, 42.5% of all ICU beds available, 4.7% of all tests positive this week, 41,264 tests completed in the last 7 days, 77 deaths reported

Kankakee County: 112 per 100k, 39.2% of all ICU beds available, 6.8% of all tests positive this week, 1,888 tests completed in the last 7 days, 4 deaths reported

Iroquois County: 50 per 100k, 54.7% of all ICU beds available, 7.1% of all tests positive this week, 295 tests completed in the last 7 days, 0 deaths reported

Winnebago County: 50 per 100k, 64.7% of all ICU beds available, 5.0% of all tests positive this week, 2,868 tests completed in the last 7 days, 10 deaths reported

Rock Island County: 79 per 100k, 52.9% of all ICU beds available, 6.2% of all tests positive this week, 2,474 tests completed in last 7 days, 0 deaths reported

St. Clair County: 78 per 100k, 52.4% of all ICU beds available, 5.1% of all tests positive this week, 3,426 tests completed in last 7 days, 10 deaths reported

Cass County: 215 per 100k, 53.8% of all ICU beds available, 7.6% of all tests positive this week, 408 tests completed in the last 7 days, 1 death reported

Number of Deaths Warnings

Grundy County: 34 per 100k, 39.2% of all ICU beds available, 3.6% of all tests positive this week, 495 tests completed in the last 7 days, 1 death reported

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