Six new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County for second consecutive day on Tuesday

No additional deaths reported

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

Kane County has now seen 59,312 total cases of the virus and 799 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 1.7%. Currently, 28% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity decreased to 1.8%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 1.7%.

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 365 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths Tuesday. The IDPH received the results of 36,408 tests leading up to Tuesday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 1.1%.

Illinois now has seen 1,385,854 total cases of the virus, and 22,974 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, 47,816 tested; 2,708 cases, 42,836 tested

60134 – 2,672 cases, 41,088 tested

60510 – 2,398 cases, 35,807 tested

60119 – 983 cases, 11,915 tested

60554 – 1,048 cases, 13,498 tested

60542 – 1,791 cases, 26,450 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,049 cases, 77,812 tested; 6,802 cases, 87,422 tested

60123 – 5,841 cases, 74,026 tested

60177 – 2,860 cases, 43,049 tested

60124 – 2,387 cases, 28,065 tested