New COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County drop Thursday

No additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Thursday reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths. There were 26 new cases reported Wednesday.

Kane County has now seen 59,351 total cases of the virus and 800 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 1.6%. Currently, 28% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity stayed flat at 1.8%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 1.5%.

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 366 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional deaths Thursday. The IDPH received the results of 42,403 tests leading up to Thursday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 1.0%.

Illinois now has seen 1,386,628 total cases of the virus, and 23,014 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, 47,919 tested; 2,709 cases, 42,958 tested

60134 – 2,672 cases, 41,212 tested

60510 – 2,402 cases, 35,916 tested

60119 – 984 cases, 11,949 tested

60554 – 1,049 cases, 13,542 tested

60542 – 1,792 cases, 26,559 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,052 cases, 78,044 tested; 6,805 cases, 87,719 tested

60123 – 5,845 cases, 74,239 tested

60177 – 2,864 cases, 43,161 tested

60124 – 2,392 cases, 28,199 tested