The Region 7 positivity rate is holding steady today at 20.7 percent. The region is made up of Kankakee and Will Counties, individual Kankakee’s rate fell slightly down to 22.5 today from yesterday’s 22.7. In Will County their rate ticked up to 20.2 from 20.1 Wednesday. ICU beds are still a concern in the region. Just 24 of 162 beds area available according to the state.
In Region 6 the positivity rate climbed today from 14 to 14.3 percent, but individually Iroquois County’s rate fell from 20.9 to 20.2 percent.