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

State passes four million mark for number of COVID-19 tests conducted

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The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,992 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths Sunday.

The state received the results of 43,693 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Sunday afternoon. The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate increased to 4.2%.

Illinois now has seen 233,355 total cases of the virus and 8,019 people have died. The state has now surpassed the four million mark of tests conducted with a total of 4,016,782 test results received since the start of the pandemic.

As of late Saturday, Illinois had 1,472 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Of those, 328 were in intensive care units, and 155 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 COVID-19. 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 four days of positivity increases and three days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased for the third straight day to 6.4%. Currently, 36% of medical/surgical beds are available and 50% of ICU beds.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen five days of positivity increases and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate remained flat at 5.9%. Currently, 33% of medical/surgical beds are available and 46% of ICU beds.

The South Suburban region (Will and Kankakee counties) has seen six days of positivity increases and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased to 8.5%. Additional mitigation measures from the IDPH have been placed on the region and it has less than two weeks to get down below 8%, or it will face additional mitigations. To return to the standard Phase 4 restrictions, the region will need to maintain an average positivity rate of less than or equal to 6.5% over a 14-day period. Currently, 27% of the region's medical/surgical beds are available and 27% of ICU beds.

The North region (Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties) has seen five days of positivity increases and one day of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate decreased slightly to 5.0%. Currently, 45% of medical/surgical beds are available and 50% 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 five days of positivity increases and three days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased to 6.6%. Currently, 41% of medical/surgical beds are available and 43% of ICU beds.

Chicago has seen five days of positivity increases and four days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate remained flat at 5.6%. Currently, 24% of medical/surgical beds are available and 38% of ICU beds.

Suburban Cook County has seen four days of positivity increases and four days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate decreased slightly to 6.8%. Currently, 27% of medical/surgical beds are available and 34% of ICU beds.

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

Newly reported deaths include:

- Bureau County: 1 male 70s

- Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 females 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s

- Lake County: 1 female 80s

- Madison County: 1 female 70s

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