Just under 40 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Kane County

No additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Thursday reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths. There were 43 new cases reported Wednesday.

Kane County has now seen 60,143 total cases of the virus and 816 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 4.1%. Currently, 27% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate decreased to 4.3%, and DuPage County’s stayed increased to 3.9%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable one out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up 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 1,691 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 12 additional deaths Thursday. The IDPH received the results of 48,275 tests leading up to Thursday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 4.0%.

Illinois now has seen 1,417,263 total cases of the virus, and 23,432 people have died.