Now more than a month into phase four of the “Restoration Illinois” plan with Illinois, where each of the state’s health care sectors stands in the key matrix related to the coronavirus epidemic?
The positivity rate provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the availability of hospital beds, ICU beds, and ventilators is a look at each region and its current performance.
For a look at the comprehensive metrics updated daily by the NBC 5 investigation team and to see how your county fares, check out our full list of interactive charts and graphs here.
On July 15, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that he had decided to divide the state into four separate 11 health care zones.
Here’s how each field currently stands with one note:
Region 1: NORTH Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnango
The region saw an increase in seven days of positivity, with the rate increasing 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
The region has seen an increase in seven days of positivity, the rate of which has increased from 4 percent to 4.4 percent.
Region 3: West-Central Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Green, Hancock, Jersey, Logan, McPupin, Mason, Mason, Maynard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott
The positivity rate in the region, including Springfield, has increased from 3.3 percent to 4.3 percent in the past nine days, with a seven-day straight increase. Hospitals are almost deprived.
Area 4: Metro East Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington
As it has been for several days, the area is near the 8 percent limit which will increase restrictions. On July 19, it stood at 6.9 percent, and today it is at 7.7 percent.
Region 5: South Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massacre, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson
The region has seen significant increases in positivity rates. On July 19, the number was 4.6 percent, and now it is 6.5 percent.
Region 6: East-Central Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Lawrence, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Richland, Shelby, Vermillion
The rate of positivity in the region is still relatively low, but rising, as the rate has increased from 2.4 percent to 3.1 percent in the last nine days. The region is also seeing a slight increase in hospital admissions.
Region 7: South Delhi Kankake, Will
Most of the hospitalizations have been flat with a slight drop compared to the previous week, but the positivity rate has risen from 4.9 percent to 6.3 percent in the last nine days.
Region 8: West Delhi DuPage, Cane
The positivity rate in the region is increasing, but the hospital continued to decline for several days before the recent increase.
Region 9: North Subaran Lake, McHenry
According to IDPH data, the positivity rate in the sector has gone up from 4.0 percent to 5.3 percent over the previous week. Hospital admission rates have declined in recent times.
Region 10: Subaran Cook Suburban Cook County
Hospitalization is less likely in the last week or so, while the positivity rate has increased from 4.8 percent on July 19 to 5.7 percent on July 28.
Region 11: CHICAGO City of chicago
The positivity rate was largely flat and even decreasing for a while, but above the last few days, which was 4.8 percent as of July 28.