Illinois public officials on Friday reported 86 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and two new deaths, a man in his 30s and a man in his 80s. The case number is a small increase from the 78 new cases reported Thursday.
Kane County has now seen 49,986 total cases of the virus and 703 people have died.
The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 18 consecutive days at or under 6.5%. The region’s positivity rate stayed the same at 4.3%. Currently, 31% of ICU beds are available.
The region has 68 consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability.
Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average is at 4.5% and DuPage County is at 4.2%.
Hospitalizations have decreased or remained stable for 10 out of the last 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 2,219 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 63 additional deaths Friday. The IDPH received the results of 85,963 tests leading up to Friday afternoon.
According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 2.8%.
Illinois now has seen 1,170,902 total cases of the virus, and 20,192 people have died.
Cases and testing are counted by zip code.
Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.
60174 & 60175 – 2,675 cases, 36,626 tested; 2,248 cases, 34,654 tested
60134 – 2,156 cases, 29,543 tested
60510 – 1,921 cases, 26,454 tested
60119 – 793 cases, 8,654 tested
60554 – 853 cases, 9,550 tested
60542 – 1,473 cases, 17,990 tested
60505 & 60506 – 7,847 cases, 58,863 tested; 5,751 cases, 60,513 tested
60123 – 4,963 cases, 50,812 tested
60177 – 2,440 cases, 32,801 tested
60124 – 2,010 cases, 20,031 tested