Number of new COVID-19 cases in Kane County below 100 for second straight day

Illinois public officials on Sunday reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death, a woman in her 80s.

That is a slight increase from the 60 new cases reported on Saturday. On Friday, 177 new cases had been reported. Kane County has now seen 58,044 total cases of the virus and 770 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 109 consecutive days below 8%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 4.8% from 4.9%. Currently, 21% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity stayed at 5.9%, and DuPage County’s fell to 4.2% from 4.5%.

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 1,741 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 30 additional deaths Sunday. The state received the results of 65,930 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Sunday afternoon.

The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate stayed flat at 2.9%.

Illinois has seen 1,354,967 total cases of the virus, and 22,223 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,149 cases, 45,259 tested; 2,645 cases, 40,966 tested

60134 – 2,630 cases, 38,761 tested

60510 – 2,369 cases, 33,854 tested

60119 – 966 cases, 11,289 tested

60554 – 1,030 cases, 12,670 tested

60542 – 1,764 cases, 23,772 tested

60505 & 60506 – 8,890 cases, 73,817 tested; 6,686 cases, 81,463 tested

60123 – 5,687 cases, 67,823 tested

60177 – 2,807 cases, 40,942 tested

60124 – 2,327 cases, 25,938 tested