Ten new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County Wednesday

No additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Wednesday reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths. There were five new cases reported Tuesday.

Kane County has now seen 59,404 total cases of the virus and 804 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 1.3%. Currently, 30% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate increased to 1.9%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 1.1%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 60 total COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

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 352 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 21 additional deaths Wednesday. The IDPH received the results of 43,926 tests leading up to Wednesday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 0.7%.

Illinois now has seen 1,388,338 total cases of the virus, and 23,104 people have died.

For detailed information on case numbers in state zip codes, visit IDPH’s website.