Number of new Kane County COVID-19 cases back in the single digits

Four new cases reported Wednesday

Illinois public officials on Wednesday reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths.

That is a decrease from the 14 new cases reported on Tuesday. Kane County has now seen 59,475 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 fourth day. Currently, 34% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate remained at 1.4% for the third day, and DuPage County’s stayed flat at 0.5%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 35 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 258 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths Wednesday. The state has conducted a total of 25,535,634 tests since the start of the pandemic.

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

Illinois now has seen 1,389,892 total cases of the virus, and 23,173 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,263 cases, 48,736 tested; 2,735 cases, 43,651 tested

60134 – 2,694 cases, 41,845 tested

60510 – 2,431 cases, 36,708 tested

60119 – 987 cases, 12,141 tested

60554 – 1,054 cases, 13,822 tested

60542 – 1,806 cases, 26,981 tested

60505 & 60506 – 9,098 cases, 79,322 tested; 6,845 cases, 89,168 tested

60123 – 5,889 cases, 75,538 tested

60177 – 2,893 cases, 43,673 tested

60124 – 2,418 cases, 28,571 tested