Kendall County Health Department reports 89 new COVID-19 cases; death toll remains at 72

The Kendall County Health Department reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 among county residents as of Monday, Jan. 11.

That brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county to 9,453, with 4,841 as listed in recovery, according to the health department.

The total number of deaths in the county from COVID-19 remained at 72.

According to Illinois Department of Public Health data as of Monday, 9,903 people have been tested for COVID-19 in the 60548 ZIP code (including Sandwich) with 965 confirmed cases, 8,936 tested in 60545 (including Plano) with 1,188 confirmed cases, 20,472 tested in 60560 (including Yorkville) with 1,925 confirmed cases, 19,141 tested in 60538 (including Montgomery) with 2,267 confirmed cases and 24,953 tested in 60543 (including Oswego) with 2,534 confirmed cases.

People ages 20 to 49 make up the majority of COVID-19 cases in Kendall County, according to health department data. People in their 20s make up about 18% of all cases, while people in their 30s make up 18.3%. People in their 40s make up 19.3% of the cases as of Monday.

Residents ages 60 and older comprise 11.1% of all cases in the county, according to health department data. People younger than 20 make up 17% of all county cases.

Women account for 53% of county COVID-19 cases, while men account for 47%, according to Monday’s county health data.

John Etheredge

Editor of the Record Newspapers and KendallCountyNow.com, John's career as a journalist in Kendall County began in 1981. Over the years his news beats have included county government, municipal government, school boards, police and more. He also writes editorials on local issues and the weekly Kendall County Government Newsletter.