Illinois public officials on Saturday reported 237 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and four new deaths two men in their 50s, one woman in her 80s and one man in his 80s. That is a decrease from the 340 new cases reported Friday.
Kane County has now seen 43,928 total cases of the virus and 606 people have died.
The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 11 consecutive days under 12%. The region’s positivity rate remained flat at 10.5%. Currently, 14.3% of medical/surgical beds are available and 21.9% of ICU beds.
The region has 11 consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and four consecutive days under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.
Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average is at 12.4%, and DuPage County is at 9.5%.
Finally, within the DuPage/Kane region, there are 73 available, staffed ICU beds out of 328 total and 359 ventilators available out of 581.
The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive out of all the people tested in a given time period. Additional restrictions can be placed on any of the state’s 11 health regions if the region sustains an increase in its average positivity rate for seven days out of a 10-day period.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,717 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 101 additional deaths Saturday. The IDPH received the results of 102,903 tests leading up to Saturday afternoon.
According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 8.3%.
Illinois now has seen 1,024,039 total cases of the virus, and 17,494 people have died.
Cases and testing are counted by zip code.
Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.
60174 & 60175 – 2,321 cases, 30,130 tested; 2,008 cases, 28,687 tested
60134 – 1,865 cases, 24,241 tested
60510 – 1,643 cases, 21,749 tested
60119 – 681 cases, 7,049 tested
60554 – 715 cases, 7,786 tested
60542 – 1,305 cases, 14,133 tested
60505 & 60506 – 7,086 cases, 50,025 tested; 5,111 cases, 48,000 tested
60123 – 4,341 cases, 41,044 tested
60177 – 2,160 cases, 26,894 tested
60124 – 1,734 cases, 16,415 tested