Another jump in new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County

Two additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Wednesday reported 115 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and two new deaths, one women in her 50s and one woman in her 60s. The case count is an increase from the 79 new cases reported Tuesday.

Kane County has now seen 50,994 total cases of the virus and 721 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 42 consecutive days under 8%. The region’s positivity rate increased to 3.6%. Currently, 30% of ICU beds are available.

The region has 80 consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average is at 3.8% and DuPage County is at 3.4%.

Hospitalizations have decreased or remained stable for eight 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 2,104 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 44 additional deaths Wednesday. The IDPH received the results of 80,854 tests leading up to Wednesday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 2.4%.

Illinois now has seen 1,191,520 total cases of the virus, and 20,626 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 2,744 cases, 37,786 tested; 2,320 cases, 35,919 tested

60134 – 2,254 cases, 30,921 tested

60510 – 1,992 cases, 27,602 tested

60119 – 816 cases, 9,042 tested

60554 – 890 cases, 10,008 tested

60542 – 1,507 cases, 18,769 tested

60505 & 60506 – 7,954 cases, 60,721 tested; 5,825 cases, 63,536 tested

60123 – 5,048 cases, 52,928 tested

60177 – 2,488 cases, 33,938 tested

60124 – 2,044 cases, 20,851 tested