New COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County increase again Thursday

One additional death reported

Illinois public officials on Thursday reported 84 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death, a woman in her 70s. There were 73 new cases reported Wednesday, and 69 reported Tuesday.

Kane County has now seen 58,349 total cases of the virus and 771 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 113 consecutive days below 8%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 4.2%. Currently, 23% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity stayed flat at 5.4%, and DuPage County’s fell to 3.7%.

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 1,918 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 35 additional deaths Thursday. The IDPH received the results of 88,682 tests leading up to Thursday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 2.7%.

Illinois now has seen 1,361,666 total cases of the virus, and 22,320 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,171 cases, 45,594 tested; 2,665 cases, 41,254 tested

60134 – 2,641 cases, 39,177 tested

60510 – 2,379 cases, 34,184 tested

60119 – 972 cases, 11,385 tested

60554 – 1,035 cases, 12,819 tested

60542 – 1,772 cases, 23,991 tested

60505 & 60506 – 8,927 cases, 74,402 tested; 6,710 cases, 82,303 tested

60123 – 5,714 cases, 68,521 tested

60177 – 2,823 cases, 41,216 tested

60124 – 2,339 cases, 26,225 tested