Illinois Nursing Home Covid Stats

(Chicago, IL) While Coronavirus stats in statewide nursing homes remained flat, numbers have fallen in Lake County.

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, long term care facilities in Lake County make up 15% of all Coronavirus cases, down from 17% last week…those same facilities make up just over 60% of the county’s Covid death toll…down 8% from last week’s numbers.

Statewide, nursing homes make up 15.8% of cases and just over 55% of the state’s death toll. Those numbers are relatively unchanged from last week.