More than 200 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County over the weekend

One additional death reported

Illinois public officials on Monday reported 225 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death over the weekend.

Kane County has now seen 66,333 total cases of the virus and 853 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 3.2%. Currently, 25% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate decreased to 3.2%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 3.2%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable six out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to 154 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 6,671 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 77 additional deaths Monday, from Friday through Monday at noon. The IDPH received the results of 317,474 tests leading up from Friday afternoon to Monday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 2.5%.

Illinois now has seen 1,618,800 total cases of the virus, and 24,860 people have died.