Modest decline in new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County Tuesday

No additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Tuesday reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths. There were 79 new cases reported Monday.

Kane County has now seen 58,192 total cases of the virus and 769 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 111 consecutive days below 8%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 4.4%. Currently, 22% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity decreased to 5.4%, and DuPage County’s fell to 3.9%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 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 1,562 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 26 additional deaths Tuesday. The IDPH received the results of 46,334 tests leading up to Tuesday afternoon.

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

Illinois now has seen 1,357,953 total cases of the virus, and 22,261 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,160 cases, 45,390 tested; 2,657 cases, 41,064 tested

60134 – 2,634 cases, 38,881 tested

60510 – 2,374 cases, 33,975 tested

60119 – 967 cases, 11,323 tested

60554 – 1,031 cases, 12,723 tested

60542 – 1,767 cases, 23,850 tested

60505 & 60506 – 8,905 cases, 74,030 tested; 6,701 cases, 81,735 tested

60123 – 5,699 cases, 68,136 tested

60177 – 2,815 cases, 41,051 tested

60124 – 2,334 cases, 26,054 tested