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13 new coronavirus cases in DeKalb County Tuesday, including one at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion

The DeKalb County Health Department reported 13 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, including one new case reported at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion, bringing the total number of local cases to 746.

The total number of cases rose to 51 at Willow Crest, including 31 in residents and 20 in staff, with four deaths to date. Sycamore, DeKalb and Sandwich all saw increases on Tuesday as well.

Of the new cases countywide, seven were reported in residents in their 20s, and one each in residents under 20, and in their 30s, 40s and 80s. There were also two new cases among residents in their 60s.

There were no new cases or deaths reported at Pine Acres Rehab and Living Center. The countywide death toll remained at 23.

In total, DeKalb County has recorded 78 cases in residents 19 or younger, 188 in their 20s, 124 in their 30s, 101 in their 40s, 94 in their 50s, 52 in their 60s, 50 in their 70s and 59 in people older than 80.

According to county data, the city of DeKalb reports between 361 and 356 cases. There are 96 to 100 cases in Sycamore, 106 to 110 in Sandwich, 71 to 75 cases in Genoa, 36 to 40 cases in Cortland, 11 to 15 in Kingston, Malta and Hinckley, and six to 10 cases in Kirkland and Somonauk. Esmond, Rollo, Shabbona, Waterman and Maple Park each report one to five cases.

The IDPH lists cases and tests performed by ZIP code, while the county health department lists cases by municipality. Numbers vary from state and health departments because of data lags.

The 60115 ZIP code (including DeKalb) had 352 cases reported and 5,235 tests administered. The 60178 ZIP code (including Sycamore) had 96 cases and 2,126 tests. The 60548 ZIP code (including Sandwich) had 2,234 tests and 155 cases. The 60112 ZIP code (including Cortland) had 34 cases and 479 tests. The 60135 ZIP code (including Genoa) had 67 cases and 788 tests, the 60145 ZIP code (including Kingston) had 10 cases and 196 tests, and the 60146 ZIP code (including Kirkland) had 12 cases and 265 tests.

In total, IDPH reported 163,703 people in Illinois have tested positive for COVID-19, while 7,324 people have died statewide. As of Friday, 2,308,854 tests have been performed. The site also lists statewide recovery rates, calculated by recovered cases divided by the sum of recovered cases and dead cases. The statewide recovery remained at 95%.

As of Friday, of the 16,017 tests performed on residents, 15,303 have come back negative, and 487 of the 733 have fully recovered as of Friday. Updated testing and recovery numbers are expected weekly.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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