Kane County sees another drop in COVID-19 cases

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Illinois public health officials reported 274 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and two new deaths on Sunday, a man in his 50s and a man in his 60s.

This is the second day in a row that the number of cases in Kane County has fallen. Kane County recorded 357 new cases on Saturday, down from the 380 cases reported on Friday.

Kane County has now recorded a total of 31,767 cases of the virus and 431 people have died.

The Western Suburbs region (DuPage and Kane counties) had no consecutive days below the 12% threshold to revert to Level 2 mitigation measures. The region’s positivity rate remained stable at 13 , 2%. Currently, 23.7% of medical / surgical beds are available and 23.1% of ICU beds.

The region has three consecutive days above the 20% threshold for availability of intensive care beds and three consecutive days above the 20% threshold for availability of medical / surgical beds. In the DuPage / Kane area, 94 staffed intensive care beds are available out of a total of 344, an increase of 22 from Saturday.

The Kane / DuPage area has a seven-day moving average of 666 patients with COVID-19 in hospital. Hospitalizations have increased by six days over the past 10 days in this region.

In this region, the seven-day positivity average of Kane County is 15.9% and that of DuPage County is 11.8%. The positivity rate is the percentage of people who tested positive out of all people tested during a given period.

Cases and tests are counted by zip code.

Several municipalities in Kane County share the same postal code:

60174 and 60175 – 1,700 cases, 22,496; 1368 cases, 19403 tested

60134-1,379 cases, 18,053 tested

60510 – 1199 cases, 17308 tested

60119-484 cases, 5418 tested

60554 – 468 cases, 6011 tested

60542-905 cases, 10,687 tested

60505 and 60506 – 5,380 cases, 39,205 tested; 3767 cases, 35917 tested

60,123 – 3,146 cases, 30,075 tested

60,177 – 1,573 cases, 18,212 tested

60,124 – 1199 cases, 12,467 tested

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