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New COVID-19 cases reported in Kane County increase on Friday

Illinois public officials on Friday reported 135 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and two new deaths. There were 99 new cases reported Thursday.

Kane County has now seen 68,604 total cases of the virus and 874 people have died.

The West Suburban (DuPage and Kane counties) region’s positivity rate decreased to 2.4%. Currently, 25% of ICU beds are available.

Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity rate decreased to 2.7%, and DuPage County’s decreased to 2.3%.

Hospitalizations decreased or remained stable 10 out of the past 10 days in this region. The region is down to 115 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 2,969 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 27 additional deaths Friday. The IDPH received the results of 148,610 tests leading up to Friday afternoon.

According to the IDPH, the rolling seven-day positivity rate average in the state is 2.0%.

Illinois now has seen 1,680,908 total cases of the virus, and 25,590 people have died.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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