Kane County sees drop in number of new COVID-19 cases Sunday

Illinois public officials on Sunday reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new deaths, a man in his 80s.

There were 17 new cases reported on Saturday. Kane County has now seen 59,300 total cases of the virus and 799 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate stayed at 2.0%. Currently, 27% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity stayed flat at 2.2%, and DuPage County’s stayed flat at 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 342 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 37 additional deaths Sunday. The state received the results of 38,386 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours leading up to Sunday afternoon.

The seven-day rolling average of Illinois’ positivity rate decreased from 1.3% to a new pandemic-low 1.2%.

Illinois has seen 1,385,245 total cases of the virus, and 22,949 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, 47,720 tested; 2,707 cases, 42,770 tested

60134 – 2,671 cases, 40,998 tested

60510 – 2,398 cases, 35,735 tested

60119 – 982 cases, 11,889 tested

60554 – 1,048 cases, 13,459 tested

60542 – 1,791 cases, 26,398 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,048 cases, 77,533 tested; 6,800 cases, 87,222 tested

60123 – 5,838 cases, 73,618 tested

60177 – 2,861 cases, 42,971 tested

60124 – 2,385 cases, 27,967 tested