Small bump in new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County Saturday

Death of man in his 40s reported

Illinois public officials on Saturday reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death, a man in his 40s. There were 14 new cases reported Friday.

Kane County has now seen 59,287 total cases of the virus and 798 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate stayed at 2.0%. Currently, 26% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity increased to 2.2%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 1.9%.

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 538 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 32 additional deaths Saturday. The IDPH received the results of 50,827 tests leading up to Saturday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 1.3%.

Illinois now has seen 1,384,903 total cases of the virus, and 22,912 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,228 cases, 47,683 tested; 2,706 cases, 42,726 tested

60134 – 2,671 cases, 40,947 tested

60510 – 2,397 cases, 35,696 tested

60119 – 981 cases, 11,877 tested

60554 – 1,049 cases, 13,439 tested

60542 – 1,791 cases, 26,360 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,047 cases, 77,454 tested; 6,800 cases, 87,016 tested

60123 – 5,834 cases, 73,530 tested

60177 – 2,860 cases, 42,877 tested

60124 – 2,384 cases, 27,911 tested