Illinois public officials on Thursday reported 120 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death. There were 95 new cases reported Wednesday.
Kane County has now seen 64,470 total cases of the virus and 833 people have died.
The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 4.5%. Currently, 26% of ICU beds are available.
Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate stayed flat at 4.6%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 4.4%.
Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable seven out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 195 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 4,741 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 22 additional deaths Thursday. The IDPH received the results of 89,909 tests leading up to Thursday afternoon.
According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 4.7%.
Illinois now has seen 1,559,077 total cases of the virus, and 24,215 people have died.