With Illinois now more than a month in the fourth phase of the “Illinois Resettlement” plan, where do each of the state’s health care regions stand on key metrics related to the coronavirus pandemic?
Here you have an overview of each region and its current performance in the levels of positivity and availability of hospital beds, ICU beds and ventilators, provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
To see the extensive measurements updated daily by the NBC 5 Investigates team and to see how your county priced, check out our full list of interactive charts and graphs here.
On July 15, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced that he had decided to further divide the state from four into 11 separate health care regions.
Here is how each of the regions currently stands, with notes for each of them:
Region 1: NORTH Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago
This region has seen seven straight days of increased positivity, with that rate rising 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
This region has seen seven days of increased positivity, with that rate rising from 4 percent to 4.4 percent.
Region 3: WEST-CENTRAL Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Greene, Hancock, Jersey, Logan, Macoupin, Mason, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott
The positivity rate in the region, which includes Springfield, has risen from 3.3 percent to 4.3 percent over the past nine days, with seven straight days of growth. Hospitals have remained virtually flat.
Region 4: METRO East Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington
As it has been for several days, this region is stretching close to the 8 percent threshold that would cause restrictions to rise. On July 19 it was at 6.9 percent, while today it is at 7.7 percent.
County 5: SOUTH Alexander, Edvard, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Papa, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson
This region has seen a significant increase in the degree of positivity. The number was at 4.6 percent on July 19 and is now at 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 positivity rate is still relatively low in the region, but is rising as the rate has risen from 2.4 percent to 3.1 percent in the last nine days. This region is also seeing a slight blow to hospital admissions.
Region 7: SOUTH SUBURBANI Kankakee, Will
Hospitals have remained mostly flat over the past week, with a slight decline, but the positivity rate has risen from 4.9 percent to 6.3 percent over the past nine days.
Region 8: SUBURBANI P WESTR PROTECTION DuPage, Kane
The rate of positivity in this region is increasing, but hospitalizations were declining for several days before a recent recent increase.
Region 9: SUBURBANI NORTH Lake, McHenry
The positivity rate in this region has gone from 4.0 percent to 5.3 percent over the past week, according to IDPH figures. The hospital admission rate has dropped in recent days.
Region 10: SUBURBAN BOOK Cook Peripheral County
Hospitals are slightly lower last week, while positivity levels rose from 4.8 percent on July 19 to 5.7 percent on July 28.
Region 11: CHIKAGO City of agoikagos
The positivity rate was mostly flat and even declining for a while, but has continued in recent days, standing at 4.8 percent since July 28th.