Region 2, located in west-central Illinois and including Peoria and Bloomington, is seeing numbers even closer to potentially triggering mitigations. There, the positivity rate is at 7.1%, creeping closer to the 8% threshold for restrictions, and ICU bed availability has now been below 20% for three straight days, now sitting at 18%. Hospitalizations in the region have increased each of the last 10 days, according to health officials.
Here are the current metrics from each of Illinois’ 11 health care regions: Hospitalizations – 9/10 days increasing
ICU Bed Availability – 19% (decreasing) Region 2 (West-Central Illinois):
Positivity Rate – 6.2% (increasing) Region 1 (Northwest Illinois):
ICU Bed Availability – 18% (decreasing) Positivity Rate – 7.1% (steady)
Region 3 (West Illinois): Positivity Rate – 2.9% (increasing) Hospitalizations – 10/10 days increasing
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