SUMMARY of the DAILY REPORT
- 34 Counties have been listed in the Disaster Proclamation
- All regions positivity rates are increasing
- 7 of the 11 regions are in the danger zone
- Today’s State numbers: 1,772 new confirmed cases and 18 deaths
- Wednesday: 1,393 new confirmed cases and 18 deaths
- Tuesday: 1,076 new confirmed cases and 30 deaths
- Monday: 1,231 new confirmed cases and 18 deaths
- Sunday: 1,541 conformed cases with 1 death
- Saturday: 1,426 cases with 12 deaths
IF a region meets the metrics as outlined below, the regions could be put into mitigation. The mitigation measures are outlined below.
GOVERNOR PRITZKER DECLARES STATE DISASTER
Governor JB Pritzker has filed a new state disaster declaration. According to the filing the following counties have reported more than 75 cases per 100,000 people within the last 7 days which exceeds the desired metric of less than 50 cases per 100,000 people:
- Jo Daviess
- Rock Island
- St. Clair
CURRENT REGION METRICS UPDATE
If the regions meet the metrics outlined below, then they COULD be subject to restrictions or mitigations outlined HERE.
You may find the regional metrics HERE.
Danger regions are marked in RED.
|Region||Positivity Increases (7 Day Avg)||Hospital Admissions (7 Day Avg.)||<20% Med Surge Capacity||<20% ICU Surge Capacity||> 8% Positivity Rate (3 cons. days)|
|1. North||6||0||45%||52%||0 (5.0%)|
|2. North Central||6||3||42%||49%||0 (4.3%)|
|3. West Central||7||0||40%||55%||0 (4.1%)|
|4. Metro East||6||0||34%||41%||0 (7.7%)|
|5. Southern||9||2||50%||57%||0 (6.3%)|
|6. East Central||9||4||37%||40%||0 (3.1%)|
|7. South Suburban||7||2||27%||34%||0 (6.2%)|
|8. West Suburban||4||3||35%||49%||0 (4.5%)|
|9. North Suburban||9||1||38%||52%||0 (5.3%)|
|10. Suburban Cook||9||4||28%||36%||0 (5.6%)|
|11. Chicago||6||4||29%||43%||0 (4.8%)|
STATE COVID-19 IMPACT UPDATE
In the last 24 hours there has been 1,772 new confirmed cases and 18 deaths.
IDPH is reporting a total of 176,896 cases, to date, including 7,478 deaths.
The state has conducted 2,649,786 tests to-date.
CHICAGO COVID-19 IMPACT UPDATE
In order for Chicago to move to the Moderate Incidence risk level which will allow the city to open up capacity to 50% and allow gatherings of up to 100 people, it has to get below 100 new cases per day and stay there for 14 days.
The per day averages citywide as of July 29th are 255 confirmed cases, 4,311 tests completed, and 3 deaths (based on a 7 day rolling average).
To date, there has been 59,994 confirmed cases in the City of Chicago with 2,770 confirmed deaths and a 5.9% positivity rate.
Additional information may be found here where you may select different data points such as zip code, ethnicity, age, gender, cases, tests, death, etc.
As you are aware from IRMA’s last notice, the Administration will now use the following metrics to determine whether or not a region is moving forward or backward.
- Sustained increase in 7-day rolling average (7 out of 10-days) in the positivity rate and ONE of the following severity indicators:
- Sustained 7-day increase in hospital admissions for a COVID-19 like illness;
- Reduction in hospital capacity threatening surge capabilities (ICU capacity or medical/surgical beds < 20%)
2. Three consecutive days averaging ≥ 8% positivity rate
- NORTH: Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago
- NORTH-CENTRAL: Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren, Woodford
- WEST-CENTRAL: Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Greene, Hancock, Jersey, Logan, Macoupin, Mason, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott
- METRO EAST: Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington
- SOUTHERN: Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson
- EAST-CENTRAL: Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Lawrence, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Richland, Shelby, Vermillion
- SOUTH SUBURBAN: Kankakee, Will
- WEST SUBURBAN: DuPage, Kane
- NORTH SUBURBAN: Lake, McHenry
- SUBURBAN COOK: Suburban Cook
- CHICAGO: City of Chicago
Once a region meets the resurgence criteria, the following tiered menu of mitigation options will be considered. If sustained increases in health metrics continue unabated, further mitigations could be added from additional tiers.
|SETTING||TIER 1||TIER 2||TIER 3|
|Bars and Restaurants||Reduced indoor dining and suspend indoor bar service||Suspend indoor dining and bar service||Suspend in-person dining; takeout only|
|Offices||Institute remote work for high risk individuals; continued emphasis on telework for as many workers as possible||Reduce office capacity with recommendations to resume remote work where possible||Institute remote work for all non-essential workers|
|Gyms||Reduce indoor capacity||Suspend organized indoor recreational activities||Suspend organized indoor and outdoor recreational activities|
|Retail||Reduce in-person capacity||Suspend in-person non-essential retail; online and curbside pick-up available for all||Suspend all non-essential retail; only essential retail open (i.e. grocery stores, pharmacies)|
|Salon and Personal Care||Institute temporary location shutdown tied to outbreak||Institute temporary location shutdown tied to outbreak with possible broader mitigations||Suspend salon and personal care operations|
The metrics and mitigation information may be found HERE.