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Just over 120 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County Tuesday for third consecutive day

Illinois public officials on Tuesday reported 125 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and one new death, a man in his 70s. There were 124 cases reported Monday, and 123 cases reported Sunday.

Kane County has now seen 56,765 total cases of the virus and 760 people have died.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 97 consecutive days below 8%. The region’s positivity rate decreased to 5.6%. Currently, 23% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average stayed flat at 7.1% and DuPage County’s decreased to 4.9%.

Hospitalizations increased seven out of the past 10 days in this region.

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 2,556 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths Tuesday. The IDPH received the results of 62,724 tests leading up to Tuesday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 3.5%.

Illinois now has seen 1,325,726 total cases of the virus, and 21,858 people have died.

Cases and testing are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same zip code.

60174 & 60175 – 3,086 cases, 43,910 tested; 2,571 cases, 39,991 tested

60134 – 2,570 cases, 37,268 tested

60510 – 2,317 cases, 32,529 tested

60119 – 944 cases, 10,855 tested

60554 – 1,002 cases, 12,139 tested

60542 – 1,721 cases, 22,793 tested

60505 & 60506 – 8,755 cases, 71,420 tested; 6,562 cases, 77,771 tested

60123 – 5,542 cases, 64,742 tested

60177 – 2,733 cases, 39,292 tested

60124 – 2,279 cases, 24,836 tested

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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