Five new COVID deaths, including woman in her 40s, reported in Kane County on Thanksgiving

Slight decrease in number of new daily cases

KANE COUNTY – Illinois public health officials on Thursday reported 406 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and five new deaths: 1 female 40s, 2 female 70s, 1 male 70s and 1 female 90s.

That's a decrease from the 480 new cases reported on Wednesday. Kane County has now seen 30,756 total cases of the virus and 428 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen zero consecutive days under the 12% threshold to return to Tier 2 mitigations. The region's positivity rate decreased to 13.8%. Currently, 17.1% of medical/surgical beds are available and 19.4% of ICU beds.

The region has five consecutive days under the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and seven consecutive days under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

The Kane/DuPage region has a rolling, seven-day average of 706 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Hospitalizations have increased seven out of the past 10 days in this region.

Within this region, Kane County's seven-day positivity average is at 16.4%, and DuPage County is at 12.3%.

Finally, within the DuPage/Kane region, there are 67 available, staffed ICU beds out of 344 total, a decrease of one from Wednesday.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 12,022 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 131 additional deaths Thursday. The IDPH received the results of 114,233 tests leading up to Thursday afternoon. The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate decreased from 10.6% to 10.3%.

Illinois has seen 697,489 cases of the virus and 11,963 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code:

60174 & 60175 – 1,634 cases, 22,013; 1,321 cases, 19,156 tested

60134 – 1,323 cases, 17,626 tested

60510 – 1,170 cases, 17,045 tested

60119 – 461 cases, 5,295 tested

60554 – 455 cases, 5,907 tested

60542 – 873 cases, 10,508 tested

60505 & 60506 – 5,214 cases, 38,412 tested; 3,677 cases, 35,274 tested

60123 – 3,032 cases, 29,265 tested

60177 – 1,521 cases, 17,851 tested

60124 – 1,166 cases, 12,182 tested