No COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County Saturday; first time since pandemic began

One additional death reported

Illinois public officials on Saturday reported no new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death, a man in his 60s. There were 21 new cases reported Friday. This is the first time since the beginning of the pandemic that no new cases were reported.

Kane County has now seen 59,372 total cases of the virus and 803 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate went down to 1.5%. 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 stayed at 1.4%.

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 268 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 15 additional deaths Saturday. The IDPH received the results of 51,470 tests leading up to Saturday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 0.9%.

Illinois now has seen 1,387,297 total cases of the virus, and 23,050 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, 48,104 tested; 2,709 cases, 43,048 tested

60134 – 2,672 cases, 41,333 tested

60510 – 2,403 cases, 36,062 tested

60119 – 985 cases, 11,990 tested

60554 – 1,050 cases, 13,593 tested

60542 – 1,791 cases, 26,632 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,059 cases, 78,377 tested; 6,806 cases, 88,049 tested

60123 – 5,844 cases, 74,509 tested

60177 – 2,866 cases, 43,277 tested

60124 – 2,397 cases, 28,311 tested