Kane County COVID-19 positivity rate stays flat at 1.4%

Illinois public health officials on Tuesday reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths.

Kane County has now seen 59,471 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% for the third day. Currently, 33% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate stayed flat at 1.4%, and DuPage County’s decreased from 0.6% to 0.5%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 37 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 191 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths Tuesday.

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

Illinois has seen 1,389,634 total cases of the virus, and 23,165 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,261 cases, 48,690 tested; 2,735 cases, 43,610 tested

60134 – 2,693 cases, 41,799 tested

60510 – 2,432 cases, 36,663 tested

60119 – 987 cases, 12,127 tested

60554 – 1,054 cases, 13,803 tested

60542 – 1,806 cases, 26,953 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,097 cases, 79,249 tested; 6,844 cases, 89,045 tested

60123 – 5,887 cases, 75,446 tested

60177 – 2,893 cases, 43,639 tested

60124 – 2,418 cases, 28,706 tested