More than 300 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported in Kane County Friday

KANE COUNTY – Illinois public health officials on Friday reported 380 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death, a woman in her 70s.

Kane County has now seen 31,136 total cases of the virus and 429 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen zero consecutive days below the 12% threshold to return to Tier 2 mitigations. The region's positivity rate decreased to 13.7%. Currently, 20.1% of medical/surgical beds and 20.1% of ICU beds are available.

The region has been above the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability and above the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability for one day apiece.

The West Suburban region has a rolling seven-day average of 691 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Hospitalizations have increased six out of the past 10 days in this region.

Within the West Suburban region, 72 out of 344 staffed ICU beds are available, an increase of five from Thursday. Kane County's seven-day positivity average is at 16.3%, and DuPage County is at 12.3%.

The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive out of all the people tested in a given time period.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,574 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 66 additional deaths Friday. The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate decreased to 10.1%.

Illinois has seen 705,063 cases of the virus, and 12,029 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code:

60174 & 60175 – 1,671 cases, 22,190 ; 1,347 cases, 19,267 tested

60134 – 1,360 cases, 17,835 tested

60510 – 1,184 cases, 17,146 tested

60119 – 469 cases, 5,345 tested

60554 – 457 cases, 5,950 tested

60542 – 884 cases, 10,582 tested

60505 & 60506 – 5,249 cases, 38,648 tested; 3,704 cases, 35,564 tested

60123 – 3,072 cases, 29,566 tested

60177 – 1,542 cases, 18,040 tested

60124 – 1,181 cases, 12,285 tested