Kane County tops 50,000 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

Three additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Saturday reported 83 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and three new deaths, a woman in her 60s, a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s. The case number is a small decrease from the 86 new cases reported Friday.

Kane County has now seen 50,069 total cases of the virus and 706 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 20 consecutive days at or under 6.5%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 4.3%. Currently, 30% of ICU beds are available.

The region has 69 consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average is at 4.6% 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 1,922 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 42 additional deaths Saturday. The IDPH received the results of 73,212 tests leading up to Saturday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 2.8%.

Illinois now has seen 1,172,824 total cases of the virus, and 20,234 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 2,684 cases, 36,777 tested; 2,250 cases, 34,734 tested

60134 – 2,158 cases, 29,646 tested

60510 – 1,929 cases, 26,535 tested

60119 – 793 cases, 8,680 tested

60554 – 855 cases, 9,587 tested

60542 – 1,475 cases, 18,045 tested

60505 & 60506 – 7,857 cases, 59,020 tested; 5,756 cases, 60,778 tested

60123 – 4,976 cases, 50,975 tested

60177 – 2,446 cases, 32,925 tested

60124 – 2,013 cases, 20,063 tested