Health officials report 38 new COVID-19 cases in Kane County since Friday

One additional death reported over past three days

Illinois public officials on Monday reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death since Friday at noon.

Kane County has now seen 59,457 total cases of the virus and 808 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate remained at 0.8%. Currently, 32% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate rose slightly to 1.4%, and DuPage County’s stayed flat at 0.6%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to a total of 41 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 857 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 26 additional deaths Monday since its last update on Friday.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 0.6%.

Illinois now has seen 1,389,443 total cases of the virus, and 23,159 people have died.

More detailed statistics about cases in specific zip codes can be found on the IDPH website.