Ten additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Kane County Thursday

224 new cases reported in Kane County

Illinois public officials on Thursday reported 224 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and 10 new deaths: a man in his 40s, a woman in her 60s, a man in his 60s, two women in their 70s, two men in their 70s and three women in their 80s.

Kane County has now seen 46,512 total cases of the virus and 648 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen one day at or under 8%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 7.9%. Currently, 30% of ICU beds are available.

The region has 11 consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average is at 8.8%, and DuPage County is at 7.4%.

Hospitalizations have decreased five out of the past 10 days in this region.

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 4,979 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 123 additional deaths Thursday. The IDPH received the results of 99,036 tests leading up to Thursday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 5.4%.

Illinois now has seen 1,086,333 total cases of the virus, and 18,520 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 2,467 cases, 32,271 tested; 2,114 cases, 30,901 tested

60134 – 1,991 cases, 25,969 tested

60510 – 1,766 cases, 23,003 tested

60119 – 723 cases, 7,566 tested

60554 – 756 cases, 8,265 tested

60542 – 1,403 cases, 15,698 tested

60505 & 60506 – 7,425 cases, 52,903 tested; 5,364 cases, 51,725 tested

60123 – 4,603 cases, 44,108 tested

60177 – 2,284 cases, 28,787 tested

60124 – 1,843 cases, 17,506 tested