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More than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County over weekend

Illinois public officials on Monday reported 107 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and no new deaths. That is the number of cases reported since Friday afternoon.

Kane County has now seen 60,025 total cases of the virus and 816 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate increased to 3.4%. Currently, 27% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate increased to 3.0%, and DuPage County’s increased to 3.6%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable four out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is up to 50 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 2,508 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths Monday, which is the total since it last updated on Friday afternoon. The IDPH received the results of 62,606 tests leading up to Monday afternoon since Friday afternoon.

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

Illinois now has seen 1,411,821 total cases of the virus, and 23,409 people have died.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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