DeKALB – DeKalb County added 46 more residents to its fully vaccinated total population Tuesday, according to health officials, who also reported five new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths.
The new cases bring the total virus case count to 10,446, according to the DeKalb County Health Department.
According to Illinois Department of Public Health data, 91,433 total vaccine doses have been administered to DeKalb County residents, and 44,562 residents, or 42.79% of the county’s population of 104,143, have been fully vaccinated.
The seven-day rolling average of doses administered to county residents is at 122, with 2,155 doses of total reported inventory – 1,765 at the health department and 390 at community partners, according to state numbers. The inventory numbers are according to state health officials and might differ from local numbers, DeKalb County health officials said.
The seven-day rolling positivity rate for Region 1, which runs north to Rockford and west to the Iowa border, is 2.4%. The county positivity rate is at 1.4%. Positivity rates are reported with a three-day data lag. Region 1 also reports a seven-day average of 19 COVID-19 patients hospitalized.
By the numbers
As of Tuesday, no new outbreaks have been reported among local long-term care facilities in DeKalb County.
Of the new cases reported countywide, one was a resident in their 20s, one was in their 30s, one in their 40s, one in their 50s and one in their 60s, according to the county health department.
In total, there have been 1,890 cases in DeKalb County residents age 19 or younger, 2,563 in their 20s, 1,571 in their 30s, 1,413 in their 40s, 1,279 in their 50s, 857 in their 60s, 457 in their 70s and 416 in their 80s or older.
Of the 121 deaths reported in DeKalb County, 71 were in residents in their 80s or older, 18 were in their 70s, 18 in their 60s, eight in their 50s, three in their 40s, one in their 30s, one in their 20s and one infant.
According to county data, there have been between 4,661 and 4,665 cases in DeKalb, 2,061 and 2,065 cases in Sycamore, 896 and 900 in Sandwich and Plano (listed as one region on the site), 816 and 820 in Genoa, 236 and 240 cases in Kingston, 471 and 475 cases in Cortland, 256 and 260 cases in Hinckley, 246 and 250 in Kirkland, 201 and 205 cases in Somonauk, 136 and 140 in Waterman, 131 and 135 in Malta, 121 and 125 in Shabbona, 91 and 95 in Maple Park, 21 and 25 in Clare and Earlville, 11 and 15 in Leland, 16 to 20 in Esmond, and six and 10 in Lee. Marengo, Hampshire and Rochelle each report between one and five cases.
The IDPH reported that 1,403,508 people in Illinois have tested positive for COVID-19, while 23,383 people have died statewide. The department reported that 26,411,240 tests have been administered to date.
According to testing and recovery data released by the county every Friday, 10,242 DeKalb County residents have fully recovered as of July 16, and 168,759 tests of county residents have been completed.