Illinois public officials on Tuesday reported 33 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County since noon on Friday, July 2, and one new death.
Kane County has now seen 59,597 total cases of the virus and 812 people have died.
The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate remained at 1.1%. Currently, 35% of ICU beds are available.
Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate remained at 1.4%, and DuPage County’s stayed flat at 1.0%.
Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable nine out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 25 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 1,221 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 27 additional deaths over the long holiday weekend on Tuesday. The IDPH received the results of 39,627 tests leading up to Tuesday afternoon.
According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 1.1%.
Illinois now has seen 1,393,773 total cases of the virus, and 23,272 people have died.
Source: The Daily Chronicle