More than 250 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County over the weekend

Two additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Monday reported 270 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and two new deaths over the weekend.

Kane County has now seen 64,894 total cases of the virus and 837 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate stayed flat at 4.3%. Currently, 24% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate increased to 4.5%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 4.1%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 175 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 9,152 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 106 additional deaths over the weekend on Monday. The IDPH received the results of 254,763 tests leading up to Monday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 4.4%.

Illinois now has seen 1,573,538 total cases of the virus, and 24,367 people have died.