Just over 130 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County Wednesday

No additional deaths reported

Illinois public officials on Wednesday reported 133 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths.

Kane County has now seen 65,145 total cases of the virus and 838 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 decreased to 4.7%, and DuPage County’s stayed flat at 4.1%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 165 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 4,194 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 44 additional deaths Wednesday. The IDPH received the results of 93,865 tests leading up to Wednesday afternoon.

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

Illinois now has seen 1,582,392 total cases of the virus, and 24,451 people have died.