Daily New Cases in the tables below is per 100K population per day (also referred to by epidemiologists as “incidence”). The addition of this metric rounds out our warning system by incorporating a measure of how much COVID there is in each community today.
Incidence is important because it provides a more complete picture of the state of COVID in a given community.
Individual Counties Covered:
Risk Levels by County in Northern Illinois
Data from America’s COVID Warning System, Covid Act Now.org
Covid Act Now works in partnership with the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security, Stanford University Clinical Excellence Research Center, and Grand Rounds.