COVID-19

IL COVID-19 Update #132

By October 21, 2020 No Comments

SUMMARY OF REPORT

  1. Region 5 starts mitigation TOMORROW.
  2. Regions 7 and 8 will start mitigation FRIDAY.
  3. ALL Regions are approaching mitigation.
  4. COVID Numbers
    • Wednesday: 4,342 new cases with 69 additional deaths
    • Tuesday: 3,714 new cases with 41 additional deaths
    • Monday: 3,113 new cases with 22 additional deaths
    • Sunday: 4,245 new cases with 22 additional deaths
    • Saturday: 3,629 new cases with 27 additional deaths

REGIONS 1, 5, 7 AND 8 MITIGATION

Regions 1, 5, 7, and 8 are either under mitigation or are scheduled to be under mitigation this week.

Region Date of Mitigation Counties
1 Thursday, October 1st Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago
5 Thursday, October 22nd Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson
7 Friday, October 23rd Kankakee and Will
8 Friday, October 23rd DuPage and Kane

 

REGIONS 1, 5, 7 AND 8 TIER 1 MITIGATION

Regions 1, 5, 7, and 8 are currently under or are scheduled to by under Tier 1 Mitigation. This includes the following restrictions:

Bars

  • No indoor service;
  • All outside bar service closes at 11:00 p.m.;
  • All bar patrons should be seated at tables outside;
  • No ordering, seating, or congregating at bar (bar stools should be removed);
  • Tables should be 6 feet apart;
  • No standing or congregating indoors or outdoors while waiting for a table or exiting;
  • No dancing or standing indoors;
  • Reservations required for each party; and
  • No seating of multiple parties at one table.

Restaurants

  • No indoor dining or bar service;
  • All outdoor dining closes at 11:00 p.m.;
  • Outside dining tables should be 6 feet apart;
  • No standing or congregating indoors or outdoors while waiting for a table or exiting;
  • Reservations required for each party; and
  • No seating of multiple parties at one table.

Meetings, Social Events, Gatherings

  • Limit to lesser of 25 guests or 25 percent of overall room capacity;
  • No party buses; and
  • Gaming and Casinos close at 11:00 p.m., are limited to 25 percent capacity, and follow mitigations for bars and restaurants, if applicable.

STATE COVID-19 IMPACT UPDATE

In the last 24 hours there has been 4,342 new confirmed cases and 69 deaths.

IDPH is reporting a total of 355,217 cases, to date, including 9,345 deaths.

The state has conducted 6,950,105 tests to-date.

Additional information can be found here. COVID-19 stats by zip code can be found here.

 

CHICAGO COVID-19 IMPACT UPDATE

The per day averages citywide as of October 19th is 606 confirmed cases, 11,146 tests completed, and 3 deaths (based on a 7 day rolling average).

To date, there has been 90,438 confirmed cases in the City of Chicago with 3,018 confirmed deaths and a 6.1% 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.

 

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 7 4 41% 48% 4 (11.6%)
2. North Central 8 2 42% 41% 0 (7.1%)
3. West Central 9 5 33% 33% 0 (7.5%)
4. Metro East 8 2 31% 49% 0(7.6%)
5. Southern 6 2 47% 62% 0

(8.9%)

6. East Central 6 6 33% 45% 0

(7.6%)

7. South Suburban 10 5 27% 25% 0 (8.7%)
8. West Suburban 10 5 33% 48% 0 (9.2%)
9. North Suburban 9 4 39% 51% 0

(7.7%)

10. Suburban Cook 9 5 26% 32% 0 (7.2%)
11. Chicago 10 5 25% 33% 0 (7.0%)

 

MITIGATION THRESHOLD METRICS

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.

  1. 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%)

OR

  1. Three consecutive days averaging ≥ 8% positivity rate

 

REGIONS

  1. NORTH: Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago
  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
  3. WEST-CENTRAL: Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Greene, Hancock, Jersey, Logan, Macoupin, Mason, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott
  4. METRO EAST: Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington
  5. SOUTHERN: Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson
  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
  7. SOUTH SUBURBAN: Kankakee, Will
  8. WEST SUBURBAN: DuPage, Kane
  9. NORTH SUBURBAN: Lake, McHenry
  10. SUBURBAN COOK: Suburban Cook
  11. CHICAGO: City of Chicago

You may view the regions and map of the regions here.

 

MITIGATION TIERS

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.